Comeuppance Served Cold

Marion Deeds's Comeuppance Served Cold is a hard-boiled historical fantasy of criminality and magic, couched in the glamour of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. A Most Anticipated Pick for Bustle | Autostraddle | The Nerd Daily "[A] beautifully constructed magical heist in turn-of-the-century Seattle."—Mary Robinette Kowal Seattle, 1929—a bitterly divided city overflowing with wealth, violence, and magic. A respected magus and city leader intent on criminalizing Seattle’s most vulnerable magickers hires a young woman as a lady’s companion to curb his rebellious daughter’s outrageous behavior. The widowed owner of a speakeasy encounters an opportunity to make her husband’s murderer pay while she tries to keep her shapeshifter brother safe. A notorious thief slips into the city to complete a delicate and dangerous job that will leave chaos in its wake. One thing is for certain—comeuppance, eventually, waits for everyone. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Publisher Tordotcom
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ISBN 1250811082
Pages 192 pages
Rating 4/5 (80 users)