By Wen Spencer
First access in a brand new city fable saga via the author of the preferred Tinker modern fantasy/SF sequence. a tender American expat author in Japan being affected by OCD attempts to determine if she’s loopy or no longer whereas fixing a homicide which may be a part of a warfare between eastern deities.
A modern delusion of puzzle and dying as American expats conflict eastern gods and monsters to retrieve an historical artifact which can break the world.
On Saturday afternoon, Nikki Delany suggestion, "George Wilson, within the kitchen, with a blender." through dinner, she had killed George and published his gory homicide to her weblog. the next day to come, she wear her mourning outfits and went out to fulfill her ally for lunch to debate discovering a alternative for her love interest.
Nikki is a horror novelist. Her number of occupation is dictated via an Obsessive Compulsive illness that forces her to jot down tales of dying and destruction. She cannot keep watch over it, does not are aware of it, yet can use it to generate income anyplace on the earth. at the moment "anywhere" is in Japan, hiding from her mom who sees Nikki's OCD as facts she's mentally unstable. Nikki's fragile peace begins to collapse while the police arrest her for the homicide of an American expatriate. somebody killed him with a blender.
truth begins to resolve round Nikki. She's attacked by way of a raccoon in a company suit. After a sequence of blackouts, she’s followed through a boy that nobody else can see, a boy who claims to be a god. Is she quite being pursued through eastern myths—or is she easily going insane?
What Nikki does understand needless to say is that the our bodies are piling up, her mom has arrived in Japan to fasten her up for the remainder of her life—and her novels consistently finish with every person dead.
About Eight Million Gods:
"Spencer is an effective storyteller, with a knack for pulling attention-grabbing plot surprises out of left box. . . . A well-paced tale with fascinating characters and surroundings. . . ." –Asimov’s
“Eight Million Gods” is a superbly bizarre romp via eastern mythology, tradition surprise, fan tradition and the power to write down your individual chuffed finishing. it really is diverting and exciting fantasy." Galveston County day-by-day News
About Wen Spenser:
“Wit and intelligence tell this off-beat, tongue-in-cheek fantasy…. livid action…good characterization, playful eroticism and well-developed folklore…lift this good above the fable general …. Buffy fanatics may still discover a lot to love within the book's ingenious heroine.”—Publishers Weekly on sequence debut Tinker
“Spencer's intertwining of present Earth know-how and otherworldly elven magic is kind of ingenious.” –Booklist on the Elfhome series
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