This Place is Death (The Curse Keepers Secret #1) - Denise Grover Swank

A novella.

It’s one of the most enduring mysteries in American history: What became of the English colony off the Virginian coast on Roanoke Island? Why, and how, did they vanish so completely?

No one suspected an ancient curse...

Ananias Dare and his expectant wife are among the pioneers who have come to brave an uncharted frontier. But conditions are harsh, and hostile natives have already spilled English blood. Only the peaceful Croatan Indians welcome the settlers. But when friend and guide Manteo has a haunting encounter deep in the woods, Ananias fears the colony faces a threat much darker than mortal enemies. As a brutal winter and an Indian massacre loom, Manteo and Ananias — and the dreadful secret they share — may be the settlers’ only hope of survival. But for the salvation they desperately seek, there will be hell to pay.

This Place Is Death is a short story revealing the chilling origins of New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Denise Grover Swank’s urban fantasy series, The Curse Keepers.

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Release date: February 2014
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy
Updated: June 17, 2017

The Curse Keepers Secret :: Series

Belongs to the series The Curse Keepers

This Place is Death (The Curse Keepers Secret #1)
This Changes Everything (The Curse Keepers Secret #2)
This Is Your Destiny (The Curse Keepers Secret #3)