New Release Books by Kate Forrester

Kate Forrester is the author of Celtic Tales (2016) and Degrees of Silence (2013).

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Celtic Tales

release date: Aug 30, 2016
Celtic Tales
It''s an absorbing introduction to the lore of Albion, but readers will also enjoy teasing out similarities between these tales and more familiar ones." — Publishers Weekly Perilous quests, true love, and animals that talk: The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales transport us to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. • This Celtic mythology book features 16 stores that were translated and transcribed by folklorists in the late 19th and 20th centuries that focus on themes such as Tricksters, The Sea, Quests, and Romance and mythological creatures. • These timeless tales brim with wit and magic, and each one is brought to life with elegant silhouette art in this special illustrated edition • Celtic Tales is an extraordinary collection that conjures forgotten realms and rare magical creatures in vivid prose Discover the impactful and stunning illustrations by Kate Forrester in this special edition that is sure to impress any true fan of cultural and mythological literature. Discover delightfully entertaining tales such as Master and Man, The Soul Cages, The Red-Etin, and The Witch of Lok Island. Celtic Tales makes an impressive gift for any fan of greek mythology, roman mythology, Chinese mythology, and folklore and cultural studies from around the globe.

Degrees of Silence

release date: Mar 03, 2013
Degrees of Silence
To the outside world it looks like Tom has it all - good looks, fantastic job, wonderful home and lovely daughter. But it is all an expensive facade; a pretence that is slowly crumbling. Since his divorce he has been raising his daughter, Lottie, alone. The once bright, intelligent girl is on a path to self-destruction: in trouble at school, hurt and angry over the break-up of her parent''s marriage, she is lashing out at the only target available - Tom. Sabrina Henderson is a popular and successful thirty year old, secondary school teacher whose entire world changes when she develops encephalitis. She wakes from a month long coma to discover that the illness has left her profoundly and irreversibly deaf. Left alone by a fiance, who can''t cope with her disability, and unable to work when she is cast aside by her employers, Sabrina retreats to a small Cornish village. She is struggling to come to terms with her silent world - hiding away in her cottage, imprisoned by her deafness. When Lottie is expelled from the private school she attends in London, Tom takes the decision to leave his affluent life in the capital and move to Cornwall. It is here that their paths cross with Sabrina''s and all their lives change forever


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