Eddie LaCrosse is a sword for hire, however it isn’t his sword fighting that pays the bills but his skills at detection. He’s a man that can’t be bought, and yet Eddie is filled with guilt from a mistake that has marked him for life and sent him from his homeland. Eddie never expected to return to his homeland until an urgent request for help arrives.
White Cat takes place in a fantasy version of America where certain people called “curse workers” have the ability to do magic on other people by touching their bare skin.
Delilah is a brute, and Jake Sullivan is a heavy, and he’s supposed to help arrest her for the FBI. The FBI needs Jake to counter her power since they’re both actives and have magical powers- as a brute she can increase her strength and as a heavy Jake can change gravitational pull. Most non-magical people don’t trust actives, but Jake discovers that the FBI has been lying to him.
In his new novel Sacre Bleu, Christopher Moore is at his strange, fantastic, witty and sarcastic best – bringing history alive through quirky characterizations, mystical mystery and hilarious dialogue.
The Feierabend family seemed to have all the luck in the world with a vineyard, their own wine label, and money. The three sisters, Maddie, Livvy, and Rose, were intelligent, successful and each had her own charm. So when Will Taylor met Livvy and her family, it became a magical time for him. It was 1971, he was a young student at Berkeley and everything seemed perfect, but there were hints that not all was well.
Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 19, enjoy a discussion (22:17) about Steampunk – the books and movies that define the anachronistic genre characterized by goggles, airships, clockwork and of course, steam powered machines. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!