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Corpselight : Verity Fassbinder : Verity Fassbinder : Book 2 - Angela Slatter

Corpselight : Verity Fassbinder

Verity Fassbinder : Book 2

Paperback Published: 11th July 2017
ISBN: 9781784294342
Number Of Pages: 400

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Watch out, Harry Dresden, Kinsey Milhone and Mercy Thompson: there's a new kick-ass guardian in town and Verity Fassbinder's taking no nonsense from anyone, not even the fox-spirit assassins who are invading Brisbane in this fast-paced sequel to VIGIL.

Life in Brisbane is never simple for those who walk between the worlds.

Verity's all about protecting her city, but right now that's mostly running surveillance and handling the less exciting cases for the Weyrd Council - after all, it's hard to chase the bad guys through the streets of Brisbane when you're really, really pregnant.

An insurance investigation sounds pretty harmless, even if it is for 'Unusual Happenstance'. That's not usually a clause Normals use - it covers all-purpose hauntings, angry genii loci, ectoplasmic home invasion, demonic possession, that sort of thing - but Susan Beckett's claimed three times in three months. Her house keeps getting inundated with mud, but she's still insisting she doesn't need or want help . . . until the dry-land drownings begin.

V's first lead in takes her to Chinatown, where she is confronted by kitsune assassins. But when she suddenly goes into labour, it's clear the fox spirits are not going to be helpful.

Corpselight, the sequel to Vigil, is the second book in the Verity Fassbinder series by award-winning author Angela Slatter.

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I love this series by Angela Slatter; it's original, refreshing, funny, action packed and set in Brisbane Australia. For paranormal fans I can't recommend it enough.

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Like Aickman, her sense of the fantastic serves to show us the weird world we hold within our own psyches . . . Slatter's prose is often magnificent, and she's able to craft characters as great as the powers they wield - Rick Kleffel, American Public Radio Books on Angela Slatter

One of the most important voices in fantasy - SF Signal on Angela Slatter

Angela Slatter [is one] of the most daring and exquisitely polished writers on today's' speculative fiction scene' - Karen Miller, author of the Kingmaker, Kingbreaker series on Angela Slatter

Slatter is a master world-builder - beyondfiction.com

Slatter's work is excellent, and eminently readable . . . It's easy to see how she's managed to make such an impact on the genre - British Fantasy Society

Angela Slatter is an Australian author who spins beautiful yarns in a musical, fascinating narrative style - SFSite

Corpselight is a perfectly paced crime novel with fantasy elements - Psnews

The mixture of mystery and fantasy elements works well and the result is a captivating novel from an exciting Australian author - Canberra Weekly

ISBN: 9781784294342
ISBN-10: 1784294349
Series: Verity Fassbinder
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 11th July 2017
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 15.5  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 1

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