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The Hum and the Shiver : A Novel of the Tufa by Alex Bledsoe

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The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe is an enchanting tale of music and magic older than the hills, and the first book in the wondrous Tufa series. . . .

"Imagine a book somewhere between American Gods and Faulkner. In brief: a good book. Absolutely worth your time."—Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author, on The Hum and the Shiver

Private Bronwyn Hyatt had left her small town of Needsville for the army to escape the pressures of her mystical Tufa family legacy. She returns a lone survivor after a disastrous attack overseas, wounded in body and spirit.

But cryptic omens warn of impending tragedy, and a restless haint lurks nearby, waiting to reveal Bronwyn's darkest secrets. Now Bronwyn finds the greatest battle lies right in her backyard, especially as young minister with too much curiosity arrives in town. If she makes the wrong choice, the consequences could be deadly for all the Tufa. . . .

"A sheer delight."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Enter the captivating world of the fae in Alex Bledsoe's Tufa novels

The Hum and the Shiver

Wisp of a Thing

Long Black Curl

Chapel of Ease

Gather Her Round

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



Praise for this book

“Imagine a book somewhere between American Gods and Faulkner. In brief: a good book. Absolutely worth your time.” —Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author

“As raw and bewitching as the music and magic that fuel it. I loved this book for many reasons--the bone-deep mystery, the setting, the music, and the harsh beauty of its characters. It gives a new meaning to well played.” —Rachel Caine, New York Times bestselling author

“Haunting . . . A rustic version of ‘urban fantasy,' with its suggestion that there's mystery just around the corner, hidden behind even the dullest small-town facade.” —Wall Street Journal

“With a deep love for the mountains embedded in his language, Bledsoe crafts a deceptively simple story of family and community, laced throughout with the music and beliefs of a magical reality. Elegantly told.” —Library Journal, starred review

“This powerful, character-driven drama, set forth in superbly lucid prose, occurs against an utterly convincing backdrop and owns complications enough to keep everyone compulsively turning the pages. A sheer delight.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Bledsoe's rich, nearly poetic prose . . . captured me at page one and didn't let me go to the end. If you are a fan of urban fantasy, this is a book you need to add to your list today. There are secrets ancient and wild waiting for you to discover, and I enjoyed every minute.” —Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“Bledsoe turns standard urban fantasy tropes on their head. . . . The slowly unfolding mystery of the Tufa is a fascinating and absorbing masterpiece of world-building.” —Publishers Weekly




About the AuthorALEX BLEDSOE is the critically-acclaimed author of the Tufa novels The Hum and the Shiver, Wisp of a Thing, Long Black Curl, Chapel of Ease, and Gather Her Round as well as the Eddie LaCrosse series: The Sword-Edged Blonde, Dark Jenny, Burn Me Deadly, and He Drank, and Saw the Spider.
Title: The Hum and the Shiver : A Novel of the Tufa
Author(s): Alex Bledsoe
Volume: 1
ISBN: 9781429985024
Copyright 2011
Release Date: September 27, 2011
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Countries: United States, Canada | Learn more about available countries
Language: English
Format: ePub,mobi | Learn More about our supported formats
Dragonmount is a proud provider of DRM-free eBooks. By purchasing any eBook from our store, you are not only helping support our website, but you are helping small businesses thrive in a market traditionally dominated by large companies. Learn more in our eBook FAQ.

About The Hum and the Shiver : A Novel of the Tufa by Alex Bledsoe



The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe is an enchanting tale of music and magic older than the hills, and the first book in the wondrous Tufa series. . . .

"Imagine a book somewhere between American Gods and Faulkner. In brief: a good book. Absolutely worth your time."—Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author, on The Hum and the Shiver

Private Bronwyn Hyatt had left her small town of Needsville for the army to escape the pressures of her mystical Tufa family legacy. She returns a lone survivor after a disastrous attack overseas, wounded in body and spirit.

But cryptic omens warn of impending tragedy, and a restless haint lurks nearby, waiting to reveal Bronwyn's darkest secrets. Now Bronwyn finds the greatest battle lies right in her backyard, especially as young minister with too much curiosity arrives in town. If she makes the wrong choice, the consequences could be deadly for all the Tufa. . . .

"A sheer delight."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Enter the captivating world of the fae in Alex Bledsoe's Tufa novels

The Hum and the Shiver

Wisp of a Thing

Long Black Curl

Chapel of Ease

Gather Her Round

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Praise for this book



“Imagine a book somewhere between American Gods and Faulkner. In brief: a good book. Absolutely worth your time.” —Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author

“As raw and bewitching as the music and magic that fuel it. I loved this book for many reasons--the bone-deep mystery, the setting, the music, and the harsh beauty of its characters. It gives a new meaning to well played.” —Rachel Caine, New York Times bestselling author

“Haunting . . . A rustic version of ‘urban fantasy,' with its suggestion that there's mystery just around the corner, hidden behind even the dullest small-town facade.” —Wall Street Journal

“With a deep love for the mountains embedded in his language, Bledsoe crafts a deceptively simple story of family and community, laced throughout with the music and beliefs of a magical reality. Elegantly told.” —Library Journal, starred review

“This powerful, character-driven drama, set forth in superbly lucid prose, occurs against an utterly convincing backdrop and owns complications enough to keep everyone compulsively turning the pages. A sheer delight.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Bledsoe's rich, nearly poetic prose . . . captured me at page one and didn't let me go to the end. If you are a fan of urban fantasy, this is a book you need to add to your list today. There are secrets ancient and wild waiting for you to discover, and I enjoyed every minute.” —Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“Bledsoe turns standard urban fantasy tropes on their head. . . . The slowly unfolding mystery of the Tufa is a fascinating and absorbing masterpiece of world-building.” —Publishers Weekly



About the Author

ALEX BLEDSOE is the critically-acclaimed author of the Tufa novels The Hum and the Shiver, Wisp of a Thing, Long Black Curl, Chapel of Ease, and Gather Her Round as well as the Eddie LaCrosse series: The Sword-Edged Blonde, Dark Jenny, Burn Me Deadly, and He Drank, and Saw the Spider.


Title: The Hum and the Shiver : A Novel of the Tufa
Author(s): Alex Bledsoe
Volume: 1
ISBN: 9781429985024
Copyright 2011
Release Date: September 27, 2011
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
Countries: United States, Canada | Learn more about available countries
Language: English
Format: ePub,mobi | Learn More about our supported formats

Dragonmount is a proud provider of DRM-free eBooks. By purchasing any eBook from our store, you are not only helping support our website, but you are helping small businesses thrive in a market traditionally dominated by large companies. Learn more in our eBook FAQ.

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