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Water to Burn

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Just when Nola O'Grady thinks she has it all... Nola's the new head of the San Francisco branch of the Agency, the psychic organization so secret that even the CIA doesn't know it exists. What's more, for some mysterious reason, Interpol has assigned her lover, Israeli secret agent Ari Nathan, to her new bureau as her permanent "bodyguard." But everywhere she looks she sees a Chaos manifestation spying on her. Inexplicable "rogue waves" are sweeping innocents to a watery death befreo she can save them. She has two increasingly dangerous searches on hand, for Rob Ezekiel, the supposedly dead prophet from Ari's past, and for the mysterious "Brother Belial," head of the Chaos cult they had managed to take down. To top it off, her brother Michael is dragging Nola and Ari into his attempt to rescue his girlfriend from a radioactive alternate dimension.How is Nola supposed to serve the forces of Harmony and maintain the balance between Chaos and Order when she can't even keep her own family under control?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 325 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 24mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • DAW BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0756406919
  • 9780756406912
  • 192,391

About Katharine Kerr

Katharine Kerr first became involved in the field of fantasy through role-playing games, becoming so intrigued that she began writing articles for gaming magazines, and for some time was a contributing editor to Dragon magazine. This interest soon led her into the field of fantasy writing, with her first Deverry novel, Daggerspell, appearing in 1986. Since then, she has written fourteen more Deverry novels, of which The Silver Mage is the latest, as well as other fantasy and science fiction novels. Her Deverry novels have hit the London Times and the Australian bestseller lists.show more

Review quote

"The plot gallops, the mysteries matter, and the secret at the heart of it all just whets my appetite for more." --Kate Elliot, author of Crown of Stars "Kerr has built a rad new world full of magic, cults, and Chaos. Awesome!" --Jennifer Rardin, author of Bitten to Death "Breakneck plotting, punning, and romance make for a mostly fast, fun read." --Publishers Weekly "This is an entertaining investigative urban fantasy that subgenre readers will enjoy.... Fans will enjoy the streets of San Francisco as seen through an otherwordly lens." --Midwest Book Reviewshow more

Rating details

401 ratings
3.72 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (157)
3 34% (135)
2 5% (21)
1 1% (5)
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