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Goddess: A Demon

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Richard Marsh's "Goddess: A Demon" is a thrilling and captivating read that dives deep into the supernatural world of demons and gods. The story follows a young woman named Lily who discovers she is the reincarnation of a powerful demon goddess.

Marsh excels at creating a dark and mysterious atmosphere throughout the book, keeping readers on the edge of their seats with twists and turns at every corner. The characters are well-developed and complex, particularly Lily who struggles to come to terms with her newfound identity and powers.

The writing style is engaging and immersive, drawing readers in from the very first page. Marsh expertly builds tension and suspense, leading to a satisfying and dramatic conclusion that will leave readers wanting more.

Overall, "Goddess: A Demon" is a gripping and enthralling read that will appeal to fans of supernatural and fantasy genres. Richard Marsh has crafted a unique and captivating story that will keep readers hooked until the very end.

Book Description:
After a night of drinking and gambling, John Ferguson has a terrifying dream of his neighbor being violently torn to shreds by an unknown attacker. When he wakes up, he sees a strange and bloodied woman climbing through his window, suffering from amnesia. These strange occurrences are brought to a chilling climax when, the next day, Ferguson learns that his dream came true, and his neighbor was indeed brutally murdered during the night! With suspicion mounting against the mysterious woman, Ferguson sets out to uncover her true identity and find the vicious killer in the process.
Originally serialized in the Manchester Weekly Times and Salford Weekly News in twelve installments, The Goddess is another vivid example of Richard Marsh's gripping Gothic style, combining elements of crime, romance, and the supernatural while commenting explicitly on many issues of its time, including imperialism, the fin de siècle, and the New Woman. - Summary by Tomas Peter

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