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Author Schwab, V. E., 1987- author.

Title A darker shade of magic / V.E. Schwab.

Publication Info. New York : Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2015.
2015

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Fiction - CHVY-11  F SCH    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Fantasy - DKLY-12  FAN SCH    AVAILABLE
 Fossil Ridge PL - Main Adult Fiction - FRBB-2  FIC SCH (SF)    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Fiction - IPLY-11  FIC SCH    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL First Floor - KKBB-2  FIC SCHWAB    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Science Fiction - MTBB-2  SF SCH Darker Shade 1    AVAILABLE
 Manteno PL Adult Fiction - MNBB-2  F SCHWAB    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Fiction - MKBB-1  SCHWAB V    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Speculative Fiction - MPLG-6  SF SCH    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Adult Fiction - MRBB-3  F SCHWAB V    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description 400 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Shades of magic novel ; bk. 1
Schwab, V. E., 1987- Shades of magic novel ; bk. 1.
Note "A Tor book."
Summary Kell is one of the last Travelers -- magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes -- as such, he can choose where he lands. There's Grey London, dirty and boring, without any magic, ruled by a mad King George. Then there's Red London, where life and magic are revered, and the Maresh Dynasty presides over a flourishing empire. White London, ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne -- a place where people fight to control magic, and the magic fights back, draining the city to its very bones. And once upon a time, there was Black London... but no one speaks of that now. Officially, Kell is the Red Traveler, personal ambassador and adopted Prince of Red London, carrying the monthly correspondences between the royals of each London. Unofficially, Kell is a smuggler, servicing people willing to pay for even the smallest glimpses of a world they'll never see -- a dangerous hobby, and one that has set him up for accidental treason. Fleeing into Grey London, Kell runs afoul of Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations, first robs him, then saves him from a dangerous enemy, and then forces him to spirit her to another world for a proper adventure. But perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn. To save all of the worlds, Kell and Lila will first need to stay alive -- and that is proving trickier than they hoped.
Subject Magic -- Fiction.
Smugglers -- Fiction.
Pickpockets -- Fiction.
Quantum theory -- Fiction.
Space and time -- Fiction.
Magic. (OCoLC)fst01005468
Quantum theory. (OCoLC)fst01085128
Magic -- Fiction.
Science fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
England -- London. (OCoLC)fst01204271
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726607
Science fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726489
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Science fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780765376459 (hardcover)
0765376458 (hardcover)

 
    
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