In writing spotlights, I will show you books I have had the privilege to work on.
The Night of Elisa by Isis Sousa, edited by Clare Diston (Human Voices Editorial Services).
The Night of Elisa is a Gothic novella written by Brazilian-born Isis Sousa. Sousa lives in Norway with her husband and works as an illustrator. When she isn’t working, she writes and illustrates stories – dark tales with female leads that reflect of her love of the Gothic.
This book follows Elisa, a young woman who wakes up in the world between life and death – Duskland. There she meets a cast of peculiar characters, including a pair of Siamese twins and a mysterious man to whom she feels strangely drawn. But how did Elisa end up in Duskland? Can she escape? And does she even want to?
This novella is brought to life by Sousa’s beautiful illustrations. The whole book features lavishly illustrated borders and embellishments, as well as occasional full-page drawings of the main characters. If you’re a fan of Gothic mystery, adventure and romance, The Night of Elisa is perfect for you!
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Visit Isis Sousa’s Tragic Books website for more of her work.