The Mortal Word

The Mortal Word

eBook - 2018
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In the latest novel in Genevieve Cogman's historical fantasy series, the fate of worlds lies in the balance. When a dragon is murdered at a peace conference, time-travelling Librarian spy Irene must solve the case to keep the balance between order, chaos...and the Library. When Irene returns to London after a relatively straightforward book theft in Germany, Bradamant informs her that there is a top secret dragon-Fae peace conference in progress that the Library is mediating, and that the second-in-command dragon has been stabbed to death. Tasked with solving the case, Vale and Irene immediately go to 1890s Paris to start their investigation. Once they arrive, they find evidence suggesting that the murder victim might have uncovered proof of treachery by one or more Librarians. But to ensure the peace of the conference, some Librarians are being held as hostages in the dragon and Fae courts. To save the captives, including her parents, Irene must get to the bottom of this murder--but was it a dragon, a Fae, or even a Librarian who committed the crime?
Publisher: [S.l.]: Penguin Publishing Group, 2018
ISBN: 9780399587450
Characteristics: 448 p
Additional Contributors: cloudLibrary

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Dec 05, 2018

Each book in this series gets better and better. The characters have depth, the action runs at a satisfying pace without sacrificing character development, and this alternate world is fantastic and keeps getting better! Recommend starting from the beginning though!

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