author: Yann Fastier

ages: 13+

208 pages

paperback

Talents Hauts

Alecto (series)

  • Alecto: The Immortal's Egg (First Volume)

     

    A new breathkaking novel by the author of bestselling adventure novel The Fox and the Crown.

     

    Paris, early 20th century. While strange crimes worry the capital, Sidonie Jolibois, a young novelist, finds on her doorstep a certain Sasha Alexandrovna Vlasenko, who claims to be her guardian and imposes herself on her quiet life.

     

    Sidonie soon suspects that Sasha is the murderer who spreads terror by transforming herself into a raven before killing her victims. Sasha reveals to her that she is in fact in pursuit of Voron, the demonic creature, whom she accidentally freed by returning the egg that contains her death... The two girls will join forces to stop him from doing any harm.

     

    "Yann Fastier blends the codes of the popular novel and the mythology of Russian tales with an infectious greed. His novel is as eventful as one could wish, intriguing and overflowing with energy, with humor to boot. "- Télérama, about volume 1

     

    Alecto: Pan's Daughter (Second Volume)

     

    The duo of heroines imagined by Yann Fastier is back in action and plunges into the roots of Greek mythology.

     

    The duo of vigilantes made up by the Parisian novelist, Sidonie Jolibois, and her Russian tutor, Sasha Vlasenko, settle in the Limousin. The young women are soon embroiled in a mysterious case: a farm girl, victim of a poltergeist, has disappeared.
    Alecto decides to investigate, leading the two heroines to the side of occult sciences and the god Pan, and to dismantle a network of crooked and cruel notables.