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Killing Pretty (Paperback): Richard Kadrey Killing Pretty (Paperback)
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R235 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R72 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A smart, kick-arse Urban Fantasy from a new master of the genre. KILLING PRETTY is the seventh book in the fantastic Sandman Slim series. James Stark has met his share of demons and angels, on earth and beyond. Now, he's come face to face with the one entity few care to meet: Death. Someone has tried to kill Death - ripping the heart right out of him - or rather the body he's inhabiting. Death needs Sandman Slim's help: he believes anyone who can beat Lucifer and the old gods at their own game is the only one who can solve his murder. Stark follows a sordid trail deep into LA's subterranean world, from vampire-infested nightclubs to talent agencies specializing in mad ghosts, from Weimar Republic mystical societies to sleazy supernatural underground fight and sex clubs. Along the way he meets a mysterious girl -distinguished by a pair of graveyard eyes - as badass as Slim: she happens to be the only person who ever outwitted Death. But escaping her demise has had dire consequences for the rest of the world . . . and a few others. For years, Slim has been fighting cosmic forces bent on destroying Heaven, Hell, and Earth. This time, the battle is right here on the gritty streets of the City of Angels, where a very clever, very ballsy killer lies in wait.

Sing, Unburied, Sing (Standard format, CD): Jesmyn Ward Sing, Unburied, Sing (Standard format, CD)
Jesmyn Ward; Read by Kelvin Harrison Jr, Chris Chalk, Rutina Wesley
R519 R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Save R146 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Kill the Farm Boy - The Tales of Pell (Paperback): Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson Kill the Farm Boy - The Tales of Pell (Paperback)
Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson
R292 R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Save R71 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Deathless (Hardcover): Peter Newman The Deathless (Hardcover)
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R361 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R106 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From the Gemmell Award-winning author of THE VAGRANT, a thrilling new series of power, intrigue, and magic. The demons... In the endless forests of the Wild, humanity scratches a living by the side of the great Godroads, paths of crystal that provide safe passage and hold back the infernal tide. Creatures lurk within the trees, watching, and plucking those who stray too far from safety. The Deathless... In crystal castles held aloft on magical currents, seven timeless royal families reign, protecting humanity from the spread of the Wild and its demons. Born and reborn into flawless bodies, the Deathless are as immortal as the precious stones from which they take their names. For generations a fragile balance has held. And the damned... House Sapphire, one of the ancient Deathless families, is riven by suspicion and madness. Whole villages are disappearing as the hunting expeditions holding the Wild at bay begin to fail. Then, when assassins strike, House Sapphire shatters. Nothing lasts forever.

The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (Leather / fine binding): J. R. R. Tolkien The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (Leather / fine binding)
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R922 R663 Discovery Miles 6 630 Save R259 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This four-volume, deluxe pocket boxed set contains J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterworks "The Hobbit "and the three volumes of "The Lord of the Rings "("The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers," and "The Return of the King"). Each book features a leatherette cover with stamped title and all four books are held in a leatherette bound box with gold foil stamping. Shrinkwrapped. In "The Hobbit," Bilbo Baggins is whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in Hobbiton by the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves. He finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. "The Lord of the Rings "tells of the great quest undertaken by Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the dwarf; Legolas the elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider. J.R.R. Tolkien's three volume masterpiece is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale--a story of high and heroic adventure set in the unforgettable landscape of Middle-earth.

Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold - Magic Kingdom of Landover Series: Book 01 (Paperback, New ed): Terry Brooks Magic Kingdom For Sale/Sold - Magic Kingdom of Landover Series: Book 01 (Paperback, New ed)
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R233 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R39 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

***50 MILLION TERRY BROOKS COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD*** 'Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world' Philip Pullman Landover was a genuine magic kingdom, complete with fairy folk and wizardry, just as the advertisement had promised. But after he purchased it for a million dollars, Ben Holiday discovered that there were a few details the ad had failed to mention... Such as the fact that the kingdom is falling into ruin. The barons refuse to recognize a king and taxes haven't been collected for years. The dragon, Strabo, is laying waste to the countryside, while the evil witch, Nightshade, is plotting to destroy no less than everything. And if that weren't enough for a prospective king to deal with, Ben soon learns that the Iron Mark, terrible lord of the demons, has challenged all pretenders to the throne of Landover to a duel to the death - a duel no mere mortal can hope to win. But Ben Holiday has one human trait that even magic can't overcome. Ben Holiday is stubborn. Praise for Terry Brooks: 'A master of the craft . . . required reading' Brent Weeks 'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind 'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett, author of The Painted Man 'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon

The Book of Life - (All Souls 3) (Paperback): Deborah Harkness The Book of Life - (All Souls 3) (Paperback)
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R245 R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Save R43 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES HARDBACK BESTSELLER *A Discovery of Witches is soon to be a major TV series - immerse yourself in the ALL SOULS world* Fall under the spell of Diana and Matthew once more in the stunning climax to their epic tale, following A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES and SHADOW OF NIGHT. A world of witches, daemons and vampires. A manuscript which holds the secrets of their past and the key to their future. Diana and Matthew - the forbidden love at the heart of it. 'Rich in arcane detail, fans will relish this exotic cauldron of romantic fantasy' Sunday Mirror on THE BOOK OF LIFE After travelling through time in SHADOW OF NIGHT, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchant-ing series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home in France they reunite with their families - with one heart-breaking exception. But the real threat to their future is yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for the elusive manuscript Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on a terrifying urgency. Using ancient knowl-edge and modern science, from the palaces of Venice and beyond, Diana and Matthew will finally learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago.

The Furthest Station - A PC Grant Novella (Paperback): Ben Aaronovitch The Furthest Station - A PC Grant Novella (Paperback)
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R223 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R75 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

There's something going bump on the Metropolitan line and Sergeant Jaget Kumar knows exactly who to call. It's PC Peter Grant's speciality . . . Only it's more than going 'bump'. Traumatised travellers have been reporting strange encounters on their morning commute, with strangely dressed people trying to deliver an urgent message. Stranger still, despite calling the police themselves, within a few minutes the commuters have already forgotten the encounter - making the follow up interviews rather difficult. So with a little help from Abigail and Toby the ghost hunting dog, Peter and Jaget are heading out on a ghost hunting expedition. Because finding the ghost and deciphering their urgent message might just be a matter of life and death.

Upon a Burning Throne (Hardcover): Ashok K. Banker Upon a Burning Throne (Hardcover)
Ashok K. Banker
R499 R376 Discovery Miles 3 760 Save R123 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Though one cannot see, and the other cannot face sunlight, the Dowager Empress Jilana and Prince Regent Vrath assure their people and allies that all will be well. Any rumblings of dissent are summarily quashed and none dares challenge the might of the Burnt Empire. But when Jarsun of Reygistan's daughter is spurned by the ruling family despite her legitimate claim to the Throne, Jarsun - a powerful demonlord - embarks upon a relentless campaign to destroy the Burnt Empire . . . and all who stand in his way.

The High Druid's Blade - The Defenders of Shannara (Paperback): Terry Brooks The High Druid's Blade - The Defenders of Shannara (Paperback)
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Secrets revealed. Powers unleashed. Discover a Shannara you've never seen before. Legend has it that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once waged war with magical weapons. But those heroes are long gone now, and there is nothing enchanted about the antique sword that hangs above Paxon's fireplace. Paxon leads a quiet life - until extraordinary circumstances overturn his simple world ...and rewrite his destiny. When his sister is abducted by a mysterious stranger, Paxon races to her rescue with the only weapon he can find. He is stunned to discover powerful magic unleashed within him - and within his ancestors' ancient blade. But his formidable new ability is dangerous in untrained hands. Paxon must master it quickly, as his near-fatal clash with a dark sorcerer won't be his last. Leaving behind home and hearth, he journeys to the keep of the Druid order to learn the secrets of magic and earn the right to become their sworn protector ...From the New York Times bestselling Terry Brooks comes a brand new stand-alone fantasy novel - perfect for both seasoned fans and those discovering the thrilling world of Shannara for the first time.Praise for TERRY BROOKS: 'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini 'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss 'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett 'A master of the craft ...required reading' Brent Weeks

The Black Unicorn - The Magic Kingdom of Landover, vol 2 (Paperback, New ed): Terry Brooks The Black Unicorn - The Magic Kingdom of Landover, vol 2 (Paperback, New ed)
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R210 R174 Discovery Miles 1 740 Save R36 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

***50 MILLION TERRY BROOKS COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD*** 'Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world' Philip Pullman An outcast king fights for his throne! A year has passed since Ben Holiday bought the Magic Kingdom and claimed the throne despite the machinations of the wizard Meeks. Three loyal friends had come to his aid: the incompetent Court Wizard, Questor Thews; the court scribe, Abernathy, a talking dog; and the lovely willow, who was sometimes a tree. Now Ben dreamt of a former partner, Miles Bennett, in grave trouble. But when he returned to Earth, Miles was in the best of spirits. His home-coming to Landover was shattered by the disappearance of Willow and the partial destruction of Questor's books of magic. Not only that, no one seemed to recognise Ben himself. And Meeks had taken on Ben's appearance, and the role of king. Ben Holiday and his kingdom were in deep trouble. Praise for Terry Brooks: 'A master of the craft . . . required reading' Brent Weeks 'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind 'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett, author of The Painted Man 'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, author of Eragon

The Tolkien Treasury - Roverandom, Farmer Giles of Ham, the Adventures of Tom Bombadil, Smith of Wootton Major (Hardcover): J.... The Tolkien Treasury - Roverandom, Farmer Giles of Ham, the Adventures of Tom Bombadil, Smith of Wootton Major (Hardcover)
J. R. R. Tolkien 1
R1,087 R619 Discovery Miles 6 190 Save R468 (43%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

De luxe boxed gift set of Tolkien's most popular and charming tales; full of wit and humour, giants, dragons, magic and more, they are collected together for the first time and will delight readers of all ages. Farmer Giles did not look like a hero. He was fat and red-bearded and enjoyed a slow, comfortable life. Then one day a rather deaf and short-sighted giant blundered on to his land... The Adventures of Tom Bombadil collects hobbit-verses from the `Red Book' and other poems relating legends and jests of the Shire at the end of the Third Age. Smith of Wootton Major tells of the preparation of the Great Cake to mark the Feast of Good Children and the magical events which follow. Roverandom is a real dog who is magically transformed into a toy and is forced to seek out the wizard who wronged him in order to be returned to normal. The story was written to console Tolkien's four-year-old son, Michael, who lost a beloved toy dog on the beach.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Paperback, Hufflepuff Edition): J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Paperback, Hufflepuff Edition)
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R185 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R33 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Issued to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, these irresistible House Editions celebrate the noble character of the four Hogwarts houses. Featuring gorgeous house-themed cover art and interior line illustrations by Kate Greenaway Medal winner Levi Pinfold, each book will also have vibrant sprayed edges in the house livery. Entertaining bonus features exclusive to each house accompany the novel. All seven books in the series will be issued in these highly collectable House Editions.

A must-have for anyone who has ever imagined sitting under the Sorting Hat in the Great Hall at Hogwarts waiting to hear the words, 'Better be HUFFLEPUFF!'

You'll always find a home at Hogwarts!

Krondor: The Betrayal (Paperback): Raymond E. Feist Krondor: The Betrayal (Paperback)
Raymond E. Feist
R218 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R64 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

BOOK ONE OF THE RIFTWAR LEGACY Continuing on from Feist's bestselling Riftwar Saga comes a spellbinding adventure. Now in a brilliant new livery. `Tons of intrigue and action' Publishers Weekly From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy's all-time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure featuring old favourites Jimmy, Locklear and Pug. It's nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon and peace has settled over the land. But news of deadly forces stirring on the horizon, brought by the moredhel Gorath, threatenS danger once more for the Kingdom of the Isles. Nighthawks are murdering again. Politics becomes a dangerous, cut-throat game. And at the root of it all lies a mysterious group of magicians known only as The Six. Surrounded on all sides by gangs, criminal masterminds and traitors to the crown, it's only a matter of time before the Kingdom of the Isles is brought down to its knees ...

Revenge - Book Two: Trinity Series (Paperback, Digital original): Fiona McIntosh Revenge - Book Two: Trinity Series (Paperback, Digital original)
Fiona McIntosh
R213 R178 Discovery Miles 1 780 Save R35 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Only the Trinity can stop the vengeful god Orlac from destroying the Land. Yet the Trinity itself remains a mystery. Saved from death by a powerful act of Spiriting, Torkyn Gynt completes his healing in the sanctuary of the Heartwood. But Orlac's powers are waxing, and time is running out. Torkyn is forced to spread his resources thin, sending his spirit companion, Yargo, to find the three mysterious Stones of Ordolt, while he sets out on a dangerous mission to track down his enemy, Goth. But Tor's quest is sidetracked when his falcon, Cloot, is captured by pirates and he himself falls victim to slave ships. In Tallinor, Alyssa believes her beloved Tor is dead and must find the strength to forgive the King who ordered his execution. Meanwhile, the Paladin gather around those they protect, unaware that a new terror is emerging to threaten the Land . . .

Moonstruck Volume 2: Some Enchanted Evening (Paperback): Grace Ellis Moonstruck Volume 2: Some Enchanted Evening (Paperback)
Grace Ellis; Artworks by Shae Beagle, Kat Fajardo
R273 R207 Discovery Miles 2 070 Save R66 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Werewolf barista Julie and her magical pals try to unwind at a party, but a conniving fraternity of fairy bros has other plans for our heroes. With one of their friends trapped in the frat house and the winter solstice (a notable night of magical mischief) looming ever-closer, it's up to the amorous werewolves and gregarious centaur to save the day. But can they find a way to break a fairy circle? Will Julie let Selena into her heart for real? And will Chet ever get enough attention? Find out in the second chapter of the bewitchingly popular all-ages adventure from Lumberjanes creator Grace Ellis and talented newcomer Shae Beagle!

Konosuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!, Vol. 8 (light novel) (Paperback): Natsume Akatsuki Konosuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!, Vol. 8 (light novel) (Paperback)
Natsume Akatsuki; Artworks by Kurone Mishima 1
R259 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R62 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Out of nowhere, devout followers decide to throw an "Aqua Festival" and Kazuma gets dragged into helping out. At the same time, Chris asks for Kazuma's help with a festival of her own. While all this is going on, Chris also ropes Kazuma into infiltrating a mansion to recover the Sacred Treasure, the "Talking Armor." Between helping out with two different festivals and tracking down another Sacred Treasure, can Kazuma catch a break...?

Blade Bound - A Chicagoland Vampires Novel (Paperback): Chloe Neill Blade Bound - A Chicagoland Vampires Novel (Paperback)
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R213 R178 Discovery Miles 1 780 Save R35 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The thrilling final installment of Chloe Neill’s New York Times bestselling urban fantasy series sees sinister sorcery advancing across Chicago, and it might usher in the fall of Cadogan House....

Since the night of her brutal attack and unwilling transformation into a vampire, Merit has stood as Sentinel and protector of Chicago’s Cadogan House. She’s saved the Windy City from the forces of darkness time and again with her liege and lover, Ethan Sullivan, by her side.

When the House is infiltrated and Merit is attacked by a vampire who seems to be under the sway of dark magic, Merit and Ethan realize the danger is closer than they could have imagined. As malign sorcery spreads throughout the city, Merit must go to war against supernatural powers beyond her comprehension. It is her last chance to save everything—and everyone—she loves.

The Toy Thief (Paperback, US paperback edition): D W Gillespie The Toy Thief (Paperback, US paperback edition)
D W Gillespie
R227 R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Save R56 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"The author has incredible talent for creating a tense, atmospheric world for his characters, and I was on the edge of my seat for every page of this book." - Magnolia Reads Jack didn't know what to call the nameless, skeletal creature that slunk into her house in the dead of night, stealing the very things she loved the most. So she named him The Toy Thief... There's something in Jack's past that she doesn't want to face, an evil presence that forever changed the trajectory of her family. It all began when The Toy Thief appeared, a being drawn by goodness and innocence, eager to feed on everything Jack holds dear. What began as a mystery spirals out of control when her brother, Andy, is taken away in the night, and Jack must venture into the dark place where the toys go to get him back. But even if she finds him, will he ever be the same? FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launching in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.

Sea Glass (Paperback, New Ed): Maria V Snyder Sea Glass (Paperback, New Ed)
Maria V Snyder
R216 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R64 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A Game of Magic Student magician Opal Cowan's newfound ability to steal others' powers makes her too powerful. Trapped under house arrest, Opal dares to defy her imprisonment, searching for Ulrick, the man she thinks she loves. Thinks because she is sure another man - now her prisoner - has switched souls with Ulrick. In hostile territory, without proof or allies, Opal isn't sure whom to trust. She doesn't know the real Ulrick's whereabouts and can't forget Kade, the handsome Stormdancer who doesn't want to let her get too close. And now everyone is after Opal's special powers for their own deadly gain...

The Fall of Gondolin (Hardcover): J. R. R. Tolkien The Fall of Gondolin (Hardcover)
J. R. R. Tolkien; Edited by Christopher Tolkien; Illustrated by Alan Lee
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Strife's Bane (Hardcover): Evie Manieri Strife's Bane (Hardcover)
Evie Manieri
R543 R397 Discovery Miles 3 970 Save R146 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Bloodwitch (Paperback): Susan Dennard Bloodwitch (Paperback)
Susan Dennard
R204 R141 Discovery Miles 1 410 Save R63 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

War is sweeping the witchlands and tainted magic is destroying both friends and enemies. While the Bloodwitch Aeduan is keeping one crucial secret . . . Here, loyalties will be tested as never before . . . The Bloodwitch Aeduan and Iseult the Threadwitch race for safety, desperate to evade the Raider King. His attempts to subdue the Witchlands are gaining momentum, as his forces sow terror in the mountains, slaughtering innocents. Despite differing goals, Aeduan and Iseult have grown to trust one another in the fight to survive. Yet trust is a tenuous bond . . . When Merik sacrifices himself to save his friends, he's captured by the Fury. However, Merik isn't one to give up easily, and he'll do whatever it takes to protect those he loves. Then, in Marstok, Safi the Truthwitch is helping their empress uncover a rebellion. But those implicated are killed and Safi becomes desperate for freedom. Perhaps if Safi and Iseult were united, their powers could bring peace. However, chaos is not easily tamed and war has come once more to the Witchlands. Fate's knife will come for them all, and the Bloodwitch Aeduan can no longer hide from his past. Bloodwitch is the third book in the Witchlands series. 'Susan Dennard has worldbuilding after my own heart. It's so good it's intimidating' Victoria Aveyard

Gifts (Paperback): Ursula K. Le Guin Gifts (Paperback)
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Orrec, the son of the Brantor of Caspromant, and Gry, daughter of the Brantors of Barre and Rodd, have grown up together, running half-wild across the Uplands. The people there are like their land: harsh and fierce and prideful; ever at war with each other.;Only the gifts keep the fragile peace. The Barre gift is calling animals. The women of Cordemant have the power of blinding, or making deaf, or taking away speech. The Rodds can send a spellknife into a man's heart. The Callems can move heavy things - even buildings, even hills. The Caspro gift is the worst and best of all: it is the gift of undoing: an insect, an animal, a place ...;Orrec and Gry are the heirs to Caspro and Barre. Gry's gift runs true, but she refuses to call animals for the hunt. Orrec too is a problem, for his gift of undoing is wild: he cannot control it - and that is the most dangerous gift of all ...;GIFTS is Ursula Le Guin at her best: an exciting, moving story beautifully told.

Noir - A Novel (Paperback): Christopher Moore Noir - A Novel (Paperback)
Christopher Moore
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! The absurdly outrageous, sarcastically satiric, and always entertaining New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore returns in finest madcap form with this zany noir set on the mean streets of post-World War II San Francisco, and featuring a diverse cast of characters, including a hapless bartender; his Chinese sidekick; a doll with sharp angles and dangerous curves; a tight-lipped Air Force general; a wisecracking waif; Petey, a black mamba; and many more. San Francisco. Summer, 1947. A dame walks into a saloon . . . It's not every afternoon that an enigmatic, comely blonde named Stilton (like the cheese) walks into the scruffy gin joint where Sammy "Two Toes" Tiffin tends bar. It's love at first sight, but before Sammy can make his move, an Air Force general named Remy arrives with some urgent business. 'Cause when you need something done, Sammy is the guy to go to; he's got the connections on the street. Meanwhile, a suspicious flying object has been spotted up the Pacific coast in Washington State near Mount Rainier, followed by a mysterious plane crash in a distant patch of desert in New Mexico that goes by the name Roswell. But the real weirdness is happening on the streets of the City by the Bay. When one of Sammy's schemes goes south and the Cheese mysteriously vanishes, Sammy is forced to contend with his own dark secrets-and more than a few strange goings on-if he wants to find his girl. Think Raymond Chandler meets Damon Runyon with more than a dash of Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes All Stars. It's all very, very Noir. It's all very, very Christopher Moore.

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