Waiting on Wednesday 03/24/21

Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that first originated at Breaking the Spine but has since linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings now that the original creator is unable to host it anymore. Either way, this fun feature is a chance to showcase the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

Mogsy’s Pick

Gutter Mage by J.S. Kelley (September 21, 2021 by Gallery/Saga Press)

This one falls under epic fantasy, but it certainly looks quite a bit different. I’m intrigued by the description of magic meets mystery.

“J.S. Kelley weaves epic fantasy and hardboiled noir in this fast-paced, twisting tale of magic, mystery, and a whole lot of unruly behavior.

In a kingdom where magic fuels everything from street lamps to horseless carriages, the mage guilds of Penador wield power equal to the king himself. So when Lord Edmund’s infant son is kidnapped by the ruthless Alath Guild, he turns to the one person who’s feared by even the most magically adept: Rosalind Featherstone, a.k.a. the Gutter Mage.

But as Roz delves into the circumstances behind the child’s disappearance, she uncovers an old enemy from her traumatic past and a long-brewing plot that could lead to the death of countless innocents, as well as the complete collapse of Penadorian society itself!”

 

12 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 03/24/21”

  1. I do like the idea of noir/mystery mixed into an epic fantasy. I still absolutely love old-school epic fantasy stories but it’s also nice to mix it up a bit.

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