Fans of Kim Harrison, Jim Butcher, and Linda Hamilton will flock to the kick-ass world of Owl, a modern-day aIndiana Janea who reluctantly navigates the hidden supernatural world. Ex-archaeology grad student turned international antiquities thief, Alixabetter known now as Owlahas one rule. No supernatural jobs. Ever. Until she crosses paths with Mr. Kurosawa, a red dragon who owns and runs the Japanese Circus Casino in Las Vegas. He insists Owl retrieve an artifact stolen three thousand years ago, and makes her an offer she canat refuse: heall get rid of a pack of vampires that want her dead. A dragon is about the only entity on the planet that can deliver on Owlas vampire problem a and letas face it, dragons are known to eat the odd thief. Owl retraces the steps of Mr. Kurosawaas ancient thief from Japan to Bali with the help of her best friend, Nadya, and an attractive mercenary. As it turns out though, finding the scroll is the least of her worries. When she figures out one of Mr. Kurosawaas trusted advisors is orchestrating a plan to use a weapon powerful enough to wipe out a city, things go to hell in a hand basket fastaband Owl has to pick sides.Youa#39;re late. This isna#39;t funny. OK, now Ia#39;m worried. There is some strange stuff going on with your accountaget in touch. ... Wow, so youa#39;re actually a guy. Whata#39;s up?a aByzantine? Is that you?a The groggy tone vanished. His voice was hesitant; Ia#39;d say scared if there ... Listen, I hope I didna#39;t catch you at a bad time. Your message just said call.a aIta#39;s fine, Ia#39;m up.a A pause. aYour voice is different than I expected.
|Title||:||Owl and the Japanese Circus|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2015-01-13|