Black as Night: A Fairy Tale Retold
by Regina Doman
Circumstances have conspired to place Blanche Brier entirely on her own this summer in New York City while Arthur ("Bear") Denniston is in Europe and ... Show synopsis Circumstances have conspired to place Blanche Brier entirely on her own this summer in New York City while Arthur ("Bear") Denniston is in Europe and her family is on vacation. Blanche is fast becoming the focus of a terrifying play of evil forces: so she intuits--and wonders why. She is not sure she can trust her own sanity. Even the refuge she is forced to take among some lively Franciscan friars does not protect her from dangerous attacks. Blanche must rely on herself to sort out the ominous, seemingly disconnected events which will not let up until all appearance of hope seems gone. Yet meanwhile, Blanche's own heart's desires are being clarified--as are Bear's. In this sequel, patterned on another fairy tale classic, to "The Shadow of the Bear, the "night" is very black; yet the beauty of honest relationships of faith and hope and of tested love brings light, warmth and joy to this much-awaited new novel.