Book ONE of the All Souls Series. When historian Diana Bishop opens a bewitched alchemical manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library it represents an unwelcome intrusion of magic into her carefully ordinary life. Though descended from a long line of witches, she is determined to remain untouched by her family’s legacy. She banishes the manuscript to the stacks, but Diana finds it impossible to hold the world of magic at bay any longer.
Book TWO of The All Souls Series. A Discovery of Witches introduced Diana Bishop, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and the handsome geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont; together they found themselves at the center of a supernatural battle over an enchanted manuscript known as Ashmole 782. Drawn to one another despite longstanding taboos, and in pursuit of Diana’s spellbound powers, the two embark upon a time-walking journey.
Book THREE of The All Souls Series. After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness’s enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew’s ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches—with one significant exception.
Book FOUR of The All Souls Series. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, a novel about what it takes to become a vampire.
Companion Guide to the first three books of the All Souls Series. Discovery of Witches introduced Diana Bishop, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont. Shadow of Night and The Book of Life carried Deborah Harkness’s series to its spellbinding conclusion.
Book Five – The Serpent’s Mirror is on its way!
|Agatha Wilson||Daemon – Australian, fashion designer, Congregation member|
|Baldwin Montclair||Vampire – Matthew Clairmont’s brother, and son of Philippe de Clermont|
|Bridget Bishop||Witch – Ancestor of Diana Bishop, hanged in Salem in 1692|
|Diana Bishop||Witch – A Yale historian of alchemy. Her alma maters include Bates College and New College, Oxford. When she’s not in the library, she might be found on the river in a quite long, very narrow boat. Daughter of Rebecca and Stephen, niece to Sarah.|
|Domenico Michele||Vampire – Venetian, member of the Congregation|
|Emily Mather||Witch – Partner of Sarah Bishop and a very skilled in her craft.|
|Gerbert A’urillac||Vampire – Former pope, neighbor and current nemesis of the de Clermonts, Congregation member.|
|Gillian Chamberlain||Witch – Classicist from Bryn Mawr. Early friend to Diana.|
|Godfrey de Clermont||Vampire – The third full-blooded son of Philippe de Clermont and stepbrother to Matthew. He was killed in battle in 1668, fighting in one of the French king Louis XIV’s wars.|
|Hamish Osborne||Daemon – Matthew’s best friend and a financial genius|
|Hugh de Clermont||Vampire – Philippe de Clermont’s eldest son and stepbrother to Matthew. He was also blood sire to Gallowglass. His mate was Fernando Goncalves. He was executed by the French king in 1314.|
|Juliette Durand||Vampire – Sired daughter of Gerbert d’Aurillac, who molded her into Matthew de Clermont’s perfect partner in an attempt to infiltrate and undermine the de Clermont family.|
Louisa de Clermont
|Vampire – Daughter of Ysabeau de Clermont and Matthew Clairmont’s sister. |
|Marcus Whitmore de Clermont||Vampire – Matthew Clairmont’s son. A physician and scientist.|
|Marthe||Vampire – Trusted and valued de Clermont family servant, close confidant of Ysabeau de Clermont.|
|Matthew Clairmont||Vampire – Full name, Matthew Gabriel Philippe Bertrand Sebastien de Clermont. Matthew is the son of Ysabeau de Clermont, and father of Marcus Whitmore, among others. His educational credentials are too extensive to list here. In addition to working in his laboratory, Matthew enjoys reading books written by old friends and collecting wine.|
|Miriam Shephard||Vampire – Matthew’s scientific colleague in Oxford.|
|Nathaniel Wilson||Daemon – Computer whiz, son of Agatha Wilson, husband of Sophie Wilson, Margaret’s father, Marcus’s friend.|
|Peter Knox||Witch – Member of the Congregation.|
|Rebecca Bishop||Witch – Diana Bishop’s mother. Married to Stephen Proctor|
|Sarah Bishop||Witch – Aunt of Diana Bishop, partner of Emily Mather.|
|Satu Järvinen||Witch – Finnish Congregation member|
|Sean||Human – Librarian at the Bodleian Library, Oxford.|
|Sophie Norman Wilson||Daemon – Nathaniel Wilson’s wife.|
|Stephen Proctor||Witch – Diana Bishop’s father|
|Ysabeau de Clermont||Vampire – Mother of Matthew Clairmont and wife of Philippe de Clermont.|