The Stress of Her Regard

Tim Powers

RRP: £8.99

1 September 2012

Published by Corvus

ISBN: 9781848874060

RRP: £2.99

1 September 2012

Published by Corvus

ISBN: 9780857896865

Lake Geneva, 1816
As Byron and Shelley row on the peaceful waters of Lake Geneva, a sudden squall threatens to capsize them. But this is no natural event – something has risen from the lake itself to attack them.

Kent, 1816
Michael Crawford’s wife is brutally murdered on their wedding night as he sleeps peacefully beside her – and a vengeful ghost claims Crawford as her own husband.

Crawford’s quest to escape his supernatural wife will force him to travel the Continent in the company of the most creative, most doomed poets of his age. Byron, Keats and Shelley all have a part to play in his fate, and the fate of Europe.