Author: M.K. Hobson
Series: Book Three in the Veneficas American Sereis
Published: Oct. 31, 2012
THE YEAR IS 1910. Eighteen-year-old Will Edwards has landed a prestigious apprenticeship at Detroit’s Tesla Industries, the most advanced scientific research center in the United States. It’s a plum prize for a young man who dreams of a career in the new science of Otherwhere Engineering.
But his father doesn’t want him to go. And he won’t tell him why.
Determined to get there by any means necessary, Will finds unexpected support along the way. His old friend Jenny Hansen—daughter of a San Francisco timber baron—is eager to help him for reasons of her own. And so is his estranged brother Ben, who he hasn’t seen in over ten years.
But running away turns out to be the easy part. On the first full moon after his eighteenth birthday, Will is stricken by a powerful magic—a devastating curse laid upon his ancestors by the malevolent sangrimancer Aebedel Cowdray. Will must find a way to control the magic that possesses him—or the vengeful warlock’s spirit will destroy everything and everyone he loves.
M.K. Hobson’s debut novel, The Native Star—the first book in her Veneficas Americana series—was nominated for a Nebula award in 2010. She lives in the first city in the United States incorporated west of the Rockies. Her favorite writers are Theodore Dreiser, Sinclair Lewis, Booth Tarkington, Gore Vidal, and William S. Burroughs. The Warlock’s Curse is her third novel. You can find out more at her website, www.demimonde.com.
Book trailer: http://youtu.be/oyrYAfu8IMg
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This sounds interesting, and I love a good historical novel, thanks for sharing it today.ReplyDelete
This sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing it!ReplyDelete
The cover of this one is fabulous!ReplyDelete
I'm so sorry about not getting the guest post! I guess my Internet has beenin blinking out and it messed up my emails. She said she's going to write one up so you can post it here or post again later in the tour. We can discuss it later. I'm off to Christmas shop with my mother in law (not looking forward to it much...).ReplyDelete
This sounds interesting. Curious why his dad won't let him go on but his family and friends help him.ReplyDelete
Now worries Candace, it happens!ReplyDelete
I hope you are able to have a nice time shopping!
I have this coming up sometime I really need to check my schedule now... Anyway sorry for being a blog comment flake over the weekend, I am a bit burned out and I really really need a break. I will be back online this week and then the blog goes on break starting next Tuesday until the new year. Thanks for being so supportive and being a good blogging buddy!ReplyDelete
I tried to do Facebook entry and I wouldn't let me! :(ReplyDelete
This book looks fab!!
This cover looks really cool, and it does sound interesting. -sigh- I'll never get to it though. :(ReplyDelete
Sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing ;)ReplyDelete