‘A Discovery of Witches’ is the first book in ‘All Souls Trilogy’ written by Deborah Harkness. The novel is about a vampire, a witch and the mysterious manuscript drawing all three together. Diana Bishop is a young scholar who during her research unwittingly finds a bewitched book and after taking some notes she put it back into the stacks. She did not intend to do anything with the sorcery or magic but her discovery stirs up the underworld and daemons, witches and vampires soon raid the library. Now she becomes the only one who can break the spell.
Originally published: February 8, 2011
Author: Deborah Harkness
Followed by: Shadow of Night
Cover artist: Charlie Waite
Country: United States of America
Genres: Contemporary fantasy, Romance novel