Jacks and Queens at the Green Mill

A Tor.Com Original

A Tor.Com Original

Marie Rutkoski

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Few know that the Great Chicago Fire was started deliberately, as a genocide of deadly creatures called Shades. Fewer still know that they didn't die, not quite...but one human will confront the truth when an ominous beauty makes him gamble for his life.

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Pathetic.

Zephyr cast a glance over the Green Mill Lounge's sunken garden, at the sweat-dazzled ladies in their thin dresses leaning on men who called for more buckets of champagne. The Chicago night was fuzzy with heat.

Not that Zephyr felt it. That would require skin. It was a good thing she didn't have any at the moment. If she had, she would have been sweltering along with the humans. If she had a face, her expression would have shown what she thought of them.

Their parents or grandparents had burned Chicago down in 1874.

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Marie Rutkoski

Marie Rutkoski is the author of the YA novel The Shadow Society, and has also written the children's fantasy series The Kronos Chronicles, including The Cabinet of Wonders, The Celestial Globe and The Jewel of the Kalderash. The Cabinet of Wonders, her debut novel, was named an Indie Next Kids' List Great Read and a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, among other honors. She usually lives in New York City with her husband and two sons, but she and her family are now living in Paris for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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Jacks and Queens at the Green Mill
A Tor.Com Original
Marie Rutkoski

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Tor Books
October 2012
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ISBN: 9781466831339
ISBN10: 1466831332
eBook Original32 pages
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