Synopses & Reviews
Garrett is a human detective in the fantastical city of TunFaire. And now hes getting tangled up in the worst sort of laws...
Garrett is set to stow his wandering heart with his fiancée, Strafa Algarda. But for Garrett, even true love comes with its share of headachesnamely, the Algarda family.
Strafas family needs Garretts unique skills in the worst way. Rumors are spreading that someone is organizing a Tournament of Swordsa brutal contest that magically compels the children of sorcerers to battle until only one is left alive. The winner will absorb the power from those he has killed and thus become a demigod.
Strafa and her family want to protect her daughter, Kevans, from being forced to take part in the lethal contest...and theyve asked Garrett to find out who is organizing the tournament and nip it in the bud. The only problem is that finding the culprit is most likely impossible. But the Algardas are used to getting what they want....
"Jazz, scotch, and dark magic, it's all waiting around every unfamiliar corner and at the end of every shadowed alley in a world that has both bark and bite. The supernatural lives, breathes, and slithers in a San Francisco where the dog days don't just get you down; they eat you alive."
-- Rob Thurman, author of Nightlife and Moonshine
Praise for the Garrett, P.I., Series
“Cook turns fantasy inside out!”—Locus
“Fantasy noir at its best.”—Library Journal
First in a new urban fantasy series-with a bite as magical as its bark.
Mason used to be an enforcer, ensuring that suspect magic practitioners stayed in line. But now he scrapes out a living playing guitar. Good thing he has Louie, his magical...well, let's call him a dog. But there are some kinds of evil that even Louie can't sniff out. And when Mason is attacked by a supernatural assailant, he'll have to fall back on the one skill he's mastered in music and magic-improvisation.
This first novel in a new urban fantasy series features jazz guitarist and former member of the Magical Bureau of Investigation Morgan, and his Ifrit (magical being) dog Louie. Original.
About the Author
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