Comeuppance Served Cold
Author: Marion Deeds
"[A] captivating noir fantasy. . . readers’ only complaint will be that they want more."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
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.
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"[A] captivating noir fantasy. . .Deeds presents all this intrigue in reverse chronological order, spinning out mysteries that will keep readers guessing till the end. The result is a well-crafted puzzle; readers’ only complaint will be that they want more."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"This fierce magical heist tale is as smooth as gin and jazz."—Beth Cato
"Catnip for those who like watching con artists walk the tightrope of trickery and lies."—Marie Brennan