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The Secret Chapter

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Time-travelling, dimension-jumping, Librarian-spy Irene and dragon-prince Kai will have to team up with an unlikely band of misfits to pull off an amazing art heist--or risk the wrath of a dangerous villain with a secret island lair. A Librarian's work is never done, and Irene is summoned to the Library. The world where she grew up is in danger of veering deep into chaos, and she needs to obtain a particular book to stop this from happening. Her only choice is to contact a mysterious Fae information-broker and trader of rare objects: Mr. Nemo. Irene and Kai make their way to Mr. Nemo's remote Caribbean island and are invited to dinner, which includes unlikely company. Mr. Nemo has an offer for everyone there: he wants them to steal a specific painting from a specific world. But to get their reward, they will have to form a team, including a dragon techie, a Fae thief, a gambler, a driver, and the muscle. Their goal? The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, in an early twenty-first-century world, where their toughest challenge might be each other.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 38mm | 454g
  • English
  • 0593197844
  • 9780593197844
  • 1,435,053

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Praise for the Invisible Library Novels "Surrender to the sheer volume of fun that appears on every page."--Starburst "A breath of fresh air....A book in which to wallow."--The Guardian (UK) "Such clever, creepy, elaborate world building and snarky, sexy-smart characters!"--N. K. Jemisin, author of The Fifth Season
"A dazzling bibliophilic debut."--Charles Stross, Hugo Award-winning author of the Laundry Files series "A historical mashup of detectives, libraries, and fantasy characters revolving around time-traveling librarian spies. A delicious mix."--Library Journal
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About Genevieve Cogman

Genevieve Cogman is a freelance author, who has written for several role-playing game companies. She currently works for the NHS in England as a clinical classifications specialist. She is the author of The Invisible Library, The Masked City, The Burning Page, and The Lost Plot.
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3 12% (92)
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