Signed Edition Sweepstakes
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Brian Doyle: IMG The Rude Burl of Our Masks



One day when I was 12 years old and setting off on my newspaper route after school my mom said will you stop at the doctor's and pick up something... Continue »
  1. $13.27 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

    Children and Other Wild Animals

    Brian Doyle 9780870717543

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.99
New Mass Market
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
2 Local Warehouse Science Fiction and Fantasy- Fantasy
7 Remote Warehouse Science Fiction and Fantasy- General

Dangerous Gifts: A Babylon Steel Novel

by

Dangerous Gifts: A Babylon Steel Novel Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Babylon Steel, former avatar of the goddess of sex and war, currently owner of the Scarlet Lantern, has been offered a job as bodyguard to Enthemmerlee, the latest candidate for the Council of Incandress. But Incandress is on the verge of civil war and Enthemmerlee represents the hopes, and fears, of its population. She is also a prime target for assassination.

Before things get better, they are going get worse.

The stunning follow up to Babylon Steel.

Babylon Steel, former avatar of the goddess of sex and war, currently owner of the Scarlet Lantern, the best brothel on Scalentine, city of portals, has been offered a job; as bodyguard to Enthemmerlee, the latest candidate for the Council of Incandress; and as spy for the Diplomatic Section, the barely-acknowledged government of Scalentine.

She doesn’t want it. Incandress is on the verge of civil war. Enthemmerlee represents the hopes or fears of a large portion of its population and is a prime target for assassination. And on Scalentine racial tensions and economic stresses are boiling up, with Babylon’s lover, Chief Bitternut, trying to keep the lid on.

But circumstances conspire to send her to Incandress. There, what with attempting to turn Enthemmerlee’s useless household guard into a disciplined fighting force, dodging the Moral Statutes, the unwilling presence of a very annoyed member of the Diplomatic Section and the need to keep both herself and her client alive, things become rather too interesting. And that’s before Babylon realises that the situation is far worse than she thought, and is driven to a choice that will have far-reaching consequences…

The stunning follow up to Babylon Steel.

About the Author

Gaie Sebold works for a charity, reads obsessively, gardens amateurishly, and sometimes runs around in woods hitting people with latex weapons. She has won awards for her poetry and has published short stories. Born in the US, she has lived in the UK most of her life, Dangerous Gifts is her second Babylon Steel novel for Solaris.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781781080801
Author:
Sebold, Gaie
Publisher:
Solaris
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
7.75 x 4.19 in

Other books you might like

  1. Ravenheart: A Novel of the Rigante Used Mass Market $3.95
  2. Midst Toil and Tribulation (Safehold) Used Mass Market $5.50
  3. Brass Man. Neal Asher New Mass Market $16.00
  4. Expanse #3: Abaddon's Gate
  5. Bring Up the Bodies (A John MacRae Book)
    Used Hardcover $9.95

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Adventure
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Fantasy » General
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Fantasy » Urban Life

Dangerous Gifts: A Babylon Steel Novel New Mass Market
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.99 In Stock
Product details 448 pages Solaris - English 9781781080801 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.