Dark Magic

Peter Warlock Series (Volume 1)

James Swain

Tor Books

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In Dark Magic by Jim Swain, Peter Warlock is a magician with a dark secret. Every night, he amazes audiences at his private theater in New York, where he performs feats that boggle the imagination. But his day job is just a cover for his otherworldly pursuits: Peter is a member of an underground group of psychics who gaze into the future to help prevent crimes. No one, not even his live-in girlfriend, knows the truth about Peter—until the séance when he foresees an unspeakable act of violence that will devastate the city. As Peter and his friends rush to prevent tragedy, Peter discovers that a shadowy cult of evil psychics, the Order of Astrum, know all about his abilities. They are hunting him and his fellow psychics down, one by one, determined to silence them forever.

 

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Visiting the spirit world was never easy. The other side was a shifting landscape of light and dark, where time moved forward and backward, and often stood still. It was here that fierce battles between the forces of good and evil were constantly being waged, with the earth’s outcome weighing in the balance. A visitor could get hurt, if he was not careful.
Peter Warlock knew the risks. He’d visited the spirit world many times, and always returned unharmed. He was at home there, as much as any person could be.

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"Dark Magic is a thriller that really thrills…. This book grabs you by the throat,
and doesn’t let go."
—Michael Connelly, New York Times bestselling author

"A darkly brilliant story of magic and witchcraft that asks the reader to believe the unbelievable…. Curl up in your favorite chair and prepare yourself to be fully enthralled." 
—David Copperfield

"Jim Swain’s books are must-reads for me…. Try him, and you’ll find out what I mean."
—Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author

"Swain is one terrific writer." 
—The Wall Street Journal


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James Swain

James Swain is the national bestselling author of fourteen mystery novels. His novels have been translated into French, Japanese, Russian, German, Bulgarian, Croatian, and chosen as Mysteries of the Year by Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. Swain has received three Barry Award nominations, a Florida Book Award for fiction, and the prestigious Prix Calibre .38 for Best American Crime Writing. An avid magician, he has written and lectured extensively on the subject.

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Dark Magic
James Swain

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
April 2013
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765367914
ISBN10: 0765367912
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 416 pages
$7.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
May 2012
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765329943
ISBN10: 0765329948
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 352 pages
$24.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
May 2012
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429998611
ISBN10: 142999861X
352 pages
$7.99
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