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Summoned (#1 Redemptions Heir)

Anne M Pillsworth

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St Martins/Tor
11 October 2016
Fantasy; General fiction (Children's&YA); Urban Fantasy; Young Adult; Demons Fantasy; Magic; Dark and Gritty; Monsters Fantasy; Young Adult Fantasy
While browsing in a rare book store in Arkham, Sean finds an occult book with an ad seeking an apprentice sorcerer, from a newspaper dated March 21, 1895. Even more intriguing, the ad specifically requests applicants reply by email.

Sean's always been interested in magic, particularly the Lovecraftian dark mythology. Against his best friend Edna's ( call-me-Eddy-or-else ) advice, he decides to answer the ad, figuring it's a clever hoax, but hoping that it won't be. The advertiser, Reverend Redemption Orne, claims to be a master of the occult born more than 300 years ago. To prove his legitimacy, Orne gives Sean instructions to summon a harmless but useful familiar-but Sean's ceremony takes a dark turn, and he instead accidentally beckons a bloodthirsty servant to the Cthulhu Mythos god Nyarlathotep. The ritual is preemptively broken, and now Sean must find and bind the servitor, before it grows too strong to contain. But strange things are already happening in the town of Arkham...
By:   Anne M Pillsworth
Imprint:   St Martins/Tor
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 202mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   268g
ISBN:   9780765335920
ISBN 10:   0765335921
Series:   Redemptions Heir
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   11 October 2016
Recommended Age:   From 13 to 17 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

ANNE PILLSWORTH's short story Geldman's Pharmacy received honorable mention in <i>The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, Thirteenth Annual Collection. </i>She currently lives in a Victorian trolley car suburb of Providence, Rhode Island. <i>Summoned</i> is her first novel.

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