Grave of Hummingbirds (Paperback)

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This is a beautifully dreamy book, due to Ms. Skutelsky's poetic wording. It is a mystery at heart, with a side of ghost story (for which that and other magical events you just have to suspend your disbelief.) I couldn't put it down, as the pace of the book starts slow in that hot jungle but intensifies as secrets are revealed. I have to say that I never saw that end coming and the more I think about it the more I like it. The characters of Gregory, Alberto, Sophie, and Finn will be haunting me for a bit. -Michelle

— Michelle


In a country that keeps secrets and buries sins, a stranger learns the price of both.

In the remote Andean village of Colibr , a boy discovers what appears to be the body of an angel. But in the face and wounds of the dead, winged woman, Dr. Gregory Moreno sees something even more disturbing: an uncanny resemblance to his beloved late wife that cannot be mere chance. And in American anthropologist Sophie Lawson, still more echoes of the doctor's lost love stir...igniting the superstitions of the townspeople, and an elusive killer's deepest desires and despair.

When Sophie vanishes, her son and Dr. Moreno must navigate the streets, politics, and mysteries of a place where tortured ghosts and strange omens exist side by side with mortals both devout and corrupt. But they may need nothing less than a miracle to save her from sacrifice at the altar of a madman's twisted passion.

Conjuring shades of Gabriel Garc a M rquez, Isabel Allende, or even Neil Gaiman, Grave of Hummingbirds is a mesmerizing novel of dreams and demons, beauty and blood.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781503952713
ISBN-10: 1503952711
Publisher: Little a
Publication Date: January 1st, 2016
Pages: 204
Language: English