Trouble is brewing between the Council of the Dead and the ghostly, half-dead, spiritual, and supernatural community they claim to represent. Read more...
Trouble is brewing between the Council of the Dead and the ghostly, half-dead, spiritual, and supernatural community they claim to represent. One too many shady deals have gone down in New York City's streets, and those caught in the crossfire have had enough. It's time for the Council to be brought down--this time for good. Carlos Delacruz is used to being caught in the middle of things: both as an inbetweener, trapped somewhere between life and death, and as a double agent for the Council. But as his friends begin preparing for an unnatural war against the ghouls in charge, he realizes that more is on the line than ever before--not only for the people he cares about, but for every single soul in Brooklyn, alive or otherwise...
- ISBN-13: 9780425276006
- ISBN-10: 0425276007
- Publisher: Ace Books
- Publish Date: January 2017
- Page Count: 336
- Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.1 x 1.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds
Series: Bone Street Rumba Novel #1
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2016-12-12
- Reviewer: Staff
Its all-out war between rebel supernatural forces and New York Citys Council of the Dead in this phenomenal conclusion to bestseller Olders streetwise Bone Street Rumba fantasy trilogy (following Half-Resurrection Blues and Midnight Taxi Tango). Council agent Carlos Delacruz is once again caught between sides when he and his lover, Sasha Brasswho, like him, is half-deadare drawn into the rebellion against the corrupt Council. The organization is charged with mediating conflicts among members of the supernatural community, but growing evidence suggests theyre involved in something more ominous. As usual in this alternate New York of overlapping powers and influences, nothing is cut and dried, and allies can turn into foes in the blink of an eye. As the battle lines are drawn, Carlos, Sasha, and their friends face treachery from multiple sides. Victory could turn on the possession of mysterious magical books, but they may have to take the battle to hell itself. Older populates his paranormal Brooklyn with colorful everyday magic in a world dense with ghosts, undead, conjurers and spirit workers, orishas, and other supernatural beings and attuned humans. Fans of gritty urban fantasy and earthy characters will celebrate this satisfying conclusion to a unique series. Agent: Eddie Schneider, JABberwocky. (Jan.)