An exceedingly brilliant, paranoid and reclusive alchemist, who was popularly known as Sylvester Jones, founded the Arcane Society in the year 1600. Apart from being a paranoid and reclusive alchemist, Jones also possessed some exceedingly unusual talents. Thus he decided to devote his life to research this exceedingly secret field. After conducting his experiments, Jones recorded his results in a lab, which eventually became his tomb.
Order of The Arcane Society Series
|1||Quicksilver||2001||Description / Buy|
|2||Second Sight||2006||Description / Buy|
|3||White Lies||2007||Description / Buy|
|4||Sizzle and Burn||2008||Description / Buy|
|5||The Third Circle||2008||Description / Buy|
|6||Running Hot||2008||Description / Buy|
|7||The Perfect Poison||2009||Description / Buy|
|8||Burning Lamp||2010||Description / Buy|
|9||Midnight Crystal||2010||Description / Buy|
|10||In Too Deep||2010||Description / Buy|
|11||Canyons of Night||2011||Description / Buy|
|12||The Scargill Cove Case Files (Short Story)||2011||Description / Buy|
The lamb tomb of Sylvester Jones was eventually discovered and excavated, during the late Victorian era by Caleb and Gabriel Jacob, two of his descendants. Jones most dangerous secret was a formula that he believed had the ability to enhance an individual’s psychic abilities. The formulae were used, and it proved to be successful. However, in the second book in the Arcane Society book series, it had some side effects.
Throughout the years, the Arcane Society has gone to great extents to conceal this secret. However, it still haunts the society as well as the Jones family. Apart from the secret formulae, the Arcane Society has some dark secrets as well including an eerie collection of museums, which house exceedingly strange relics, and artifacts that are linked to the paranormal and the arcane. Furthermore, there is also a research facility where experiments and studies involving the psychic phenomenon are usually carried out.
Arcane Society Awards
Despite the fact that none of the books in the Arcane Society book series have been nominated for any literary award, the books have been featured in several best sellers list including New York Times.
Arcane Society Books into Movies
None of the books in the Arcane Society book series has been adapted into a screenplay.
Best Arcane Society Books
Second Sight: This is the first book in the Arcane Society. The book has been set in Victorian England, and it introduces the readers to Gabriel Jones, one of the exceedingly infamous members of the Arcane Society and Venetia Milton, a photographer by profession, who had a special way of seeing things. Other characters that we meet in Second Sight include Caleb Jones and Thaddeus Were, who happened to be high-ranking Jones men.
Venetia and Gabriel are expected to pose as wife and husband if they are to succeed in tracking down and exceedingly dangerous opponent of the Jones family. With that said, Second Sight is a quick paced, intriguing and well thought out story, which has been set in the Victorian era. The story is full of likable and endearing characters, romantic suspense, unexpected turns, twists, sizzling and sexy moment’s as well witty dialogue.
Venetia Milton was a lady before her time. The reader is going to fall in love with how comfortable she was and many at times did want she wanted to do or felt was right. Gabriel Jones, on the other hand, was not a psychic, he was also exceedingly strong, romantic and highly secretive. Despite the fact that he had some sort of protectiveness towards Venetia, he still respected her adventurous spirit as well as her independence.
White Lies: The second book in the Arcane Society book series by Jayne Anne Krentz. In this book, the author introduces the readers to Clare Lancaster, a lady who is not only feisty but exceedingly stubborn and independent as well. Clare’s sister, Elizabeth contacts her sister and informs her that she believes her husband wants to kill her. The only challenge is that Elizabeth has approached many people, but no one wants to believe her. Several months later, Clare returns to Arizona and is stuck with her father, Elizabeth and her family. Clare’s presence irritates several people.
However, one Jake is more than happy to step in and smoothen things out. With that said, both Clare and Jake are exceedingly strong characters. Neither of these characters would be dominated easily in any relationship. While Clare was a human lie detector, Jake was the hunter. The talents that these two characters possessed made it exceedingly difficult for them to establish a normal relationship.
The murder mystery in the book was well written and was filled with lots of suspects and a rather unexpected mastermind. Spending more time with her father, in turn, added more suspense to the story.
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“Illusion Town” is an excellent book series that introduces the readers to Hannah West. Hannah is not the first woman to wake up within the Illusion Town and find out that she is married to a man that she barely knows. Furthermore, she has no memory of the wedding ceremony at all. All that she can remember was that she was on the run.
What Is The Next Book in The Arcane Society Series?
There doesn't seem to be an upcoming book in The Arcane Society Series. The newest book is The Scargill Cove Case Files and was released on December, 6th 2011.