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In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father, a man she has never met. Crime boss Frank Thringley might be able to help her, but Susan doesn't get time to ask Frank any questions before he is turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of the outrageously attractive Merlin. Merlin is a young left-handed bookseller (one of the fighting ones), who with the right-handed booksellers (the intellectual ones), are an extended family of magical beings who police the mythic and legendary Old World when it intrudes on the modern world, in addition to running several bookshops. Susan's search for her father begins with her mother's possibly misremembered or misspelt surnames, a reading room ticket, and a silver cigarette case engraved with something that might be a coat of arms. Merlin has a quest of his own, to find the Old World entity who used ordinary criminals to kill his mother. As he and his sister, the right-handed bookseller Vivien, tread in the path of a botched or covered-up police investigation from years past, they find this quest strangely overlaps with Susan's. Who or what was her father? Susan, Merlin, and Vivien must find out, as the Old World erupts dangerously into the New. -- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Athena Public Library JUV NIX (Text) 37813000181860 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 10/20/2020 Available -
Baker Halfway Branch NIX (Garth) (Text) 37814003323053 YOUNG ADULT - NEW Book None 11/18/2020 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA Nix, G (Text) 35178001829012 Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 10/30/2020 Available -
Enterprise Public Library YA Nix (Text) 30001000319360 Young Adult Book None 10/02/2020 Checked out 04/29/2021
Hermiston Public Library YA NIX (Text) 37838000606707 Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 11/28/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library YA NIX (Text) 33892006627500 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Book None 10/06/2020 Checked out 04/19/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062683250
  • ISBN: 006268325X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 393 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]

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In a slightly alternate London in 1983, Susan Arkshaw is looking for her father, a man she has never met. Crime boss Frank Thringley might be able to help her, but Susan doesn't get time to ask Frank any questions before he is turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of the outrageously attractive Merlin. Merlin is a young left-handed bookseller (one of the fighting ones), who with the right-handed booksellers (the intellectual ones), are an extended family of magical beings who police the mythic and legendary Old World when it intrudes on the modern world, in addition to running several bookshops. Susan's search for her father begins with her mother's possibly misremembered or misspelt surnames, a reading room ticket, and a silver cigarette case engraved with something that might be a coat of arms. Merlin has a quest of his own, to find the Old World entity who used ordinary criminals to kill his mother. As he and his sister, the right-handed bookseller Vivien, tread in the path of a botched or covered-up police investigation from years past, they find this quest strangely overlaps with Susan's. Who or what was her father? Susan, Merlin, and Vivien must find out, as the Old World erupts dangerously into the New. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Magic > Fiction.
Missing persons > Investigation > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Novels.

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