We have two copies of HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES by Daniel Jose Older up for giveaway for US addresses. It’s attached to the Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop in celebration of the season. You will find more about the hop at the bottom of this page.
HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES is urban fantasy which includes a diverse set or characters.
Here’s more about the book:
Carlos Delacruz is one of the New York Council of the Dead’s most unusual agents—an inbetweener, partially resurrected from a death he barely recalls suffering, after a life that’s missing from his memory. He thinks he is one of a kind—until he encounters other entities walking the fine line between life and death.
One inbetweener is a sorcerer. He’s summoned a horde of implike ngks capable of eliminating spirits, and they’re spreading through the city like a plague. They’ve already taken out some of NYCOD’s finest, leaving Carlos desperate to stop their master before he opens up the entrada to the Underworld—which would destroy the balance between the living and the dead.
But in uncovering this man’s identity, Carlos confronts the truth of his own life—and death.…
Mass Market Paperback | 336 Pages | 6 Jan 2015 | NAL | Adult
DANIEL JOSE OLDER is the author of HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES (book one of the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series from Penguin's Roc Books) and the upcoming Young Adult novel Shadowshaper (Scholastic's Arthur A. Levine Books, 2015). Publishers Weekly hailed him as a "rising star of the genre" after the publication of his debut ghost noir collection, Salsa Nocturna. He co-edited the anthology Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History and guest edited the music issue of Crossed Genres. His short stories and essays have appeared in Tor.com, Salon, BuzzFeed, the New Haven Review, PANK, Apex and Strange Horizons and the anthologies Subversion and Mothership: Tales Of Afrofuturism And Beyond. Daniel's band Ghost Star gigs regularly around New York and he facilitates workshops on storytelling from an anti-oppressive power analysis. You can find his thoughts on writing, read dispatches from his decade-long career as an NYC paramedic and hear his music at ghoststar.net/, on youtube and @djolder on twitter.
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