Monday, September 17, 2012
PimPage: An Occasional Feature in Which I Call Attention to Books of Interest
This just goes to show how far out of it I am. I didn't even know about this series, but there are something like 35 books in it already. I was thoroughly entertained by this one, and you can read my Amazon review of it at this link.
Magic Lantern (Rogue Angel): Alex Archer: 9780373621569: Amazon.com: Books: In late 1700s Paris, a young but promising illusionist dabbles in the arcane art of phantasmagoria. But at his moment of greatest triumph—unveiling a magical lantern said to open a door to the Chinese spirit world—he is violently struck down by a vengeful phantom…. On assignment in London, archaeologist Annja Creed is hunting down a man who claims to have discovered the Jekyll and Hyde potion. On the trail of one curiosity, Annja finds herself pulled toward another mystery…the origin of a strange, old-fashioned projector once used by eighteenth-century illusionists. As Annja delves into its rich history, a dark past begins to emerge. And someone wants to harness the power of this cursed artifact…risking everything for the treasures it promises. But Annja has a little magic trick of her own. One that she wields with deadly accuracy….