City of Dark Magic

City of Dark Magic

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Cosmically fast-paced, wildly imaginative, and with"City of Lost Dreams" the bewitching sequel on shelves now, "City of Dark Magic "is the perfect potion of magic and suspense Once a city of enormous wealth and culture, Prague was home to emperors, alchemists, astronomers, and, as it s whispered, hell portals. When music student Sarah Weston lands a summer job at Prague Castle cataloging Beethoven s manuscripts, she has no idea how dangerous her life is about to become."Prague is a threshold, "Sarah is warned, "and it is steeped in blood." Soon after Sarah arrives, strange things begin to happen. She learns that her mentor, who was working at the castle, may not have committed suicide after all. Could his cryptic notes be warnings? As Sarah parses his clues about Beethoven s Immortal Beloved, she manages to get arrested, to have tantric sex in a public fountain, and to discover a time-warping drug. She also catches the attention of a four-hundred-year-old dwarf, the handsome Prince Max, and a powerful U.S. senator with secrets she will do anything to hide. And the story continues in "City of Lost Dreams, "the mesmerizing sequel, which finds Sarah in the heart of Vienna, embroiled in a new web of mystical secrets and treacherous lies."

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 208 x 28mm | 358.34g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NYUnited States
  • English
  • colour illustrations, maps
  • 0143122681
  • 9780143122685
  • 135,753

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About Magnus Flyte

Magnus Flyte is a pseudonym for the writing duo of Meg Howrey and Christina Lynch. Howrey is a former dancer with the Joffrey and the winner of an Ovation Award. She is the author of the novels "The Cranes Dance" and "Blind Sight" and lives in Los Angeles. Lynch is a television writer and former Milan correspondent for "W" magazine. She lives near Sequoia National Park in California.

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