The Daughters of La Lune

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 136 ratings

The Witch of Painted Sorrows Publisher's Summary

Sandrine Salome flees New York for her grandmother's Paris mansion to escape her dangerous husband. The house, famous for its lavish art collection and elegant salons, is mysteriously closed up. Although her grandmother insists it's dangerous for Sandrine to visit, she defies her and meets Julien Duplessi, a mesmerizing young architect. Together they explore the hidden night world of Paris, the forbidden occult underground, and Sandrine's deepest desires.

Sandrine discovers her erotic nature as a lover and painter. Then darker influences threaten - her cold and cruel husband is tracking her down and something sinister is taking hold, changing Sandrine, altering her. She's become possessed by La Lune: A witch and a 16th-century courtesan, who opens up her life to a darkness that may become a gift or a curse.

©2015 Melisse Shapiro (P)2015 Dreamscape Media, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • The Witch of Painted Sorrows

    • The Daughters of La Lune, Book 1
    • By: M.J. Rose
    • Narrated by: Natalie Ross, Phil Gigante
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 94

    Sandrine Salome flees New York for her grandmother's Paris mansion to escape her dangerous husband. The house, famous for its lavish art collection and elegant salons, is mysteriously closed up. Although her grandmother insists it's dangerous for Sandrine to visit, she defies her and meets Julien Duplessi, a mesmerizing young architect. Together they explore the hidden night world of Paris, the forbidden occult underground, and Sandrine's deepest desires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engrossing

    • By April on 10-05-15

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 2

    • The Secret Language of Stones

    • The Daughters of La Lune, Book 2
    • By: M. J. Rose
    • Narrated by: Anna Bentinck
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Nestled within Paris' historic Palais Royal is a jewelry store unlike any other. La Fantasie Russie is owned by Pavel Orloff, protégé to the famous Faberge, and is known by the city's fashion elite as the place to find the rarest of gemstones and the most unique designs. But war has transformed Paris from a city of style and romance to a place of fear and mourning. In the summer of 1918, in places where lovers used to walk, widows now wander alone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • weaving

    • By Debra O Mathews on 06-03-17

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 3

    • The Library of Light and Shadow

    • A Novel
    • By: M. J. Rose
    • Narrated by: Sherry Baines
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    On a snowy night in February in a penthouse high above Fifth Avenue, Delphine's mystical talent leads to a tragedy between two brothers. Devastated and disconsolate, Delphine renounces her gift and returns to her old life in the south of France, where Picasso, Matisse, and the Fitzgeralds are summering. There, Delphine comes to question everything and everyone she loves - her art, her magick, her family, and Mathieu....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wouldn't recommend it

    • By Cynthia Lee on 01-27-18

    Regular price: $34.99