Eight Million Gods by Wen Spencer

By Wen Spencer

First access in a brand new city myth saga by means of the author of the preferred Tinker modern fantasy/SF sequence. a tender American expat author in Japan being affected by OCD attempts to determine if she’s loopy or no longer whereas fixing a homicide which may be a part of a warfare between jap deities.
A modern myth of puzzle and dying as American expats conflict jap gods and monsters to retrieve an old artifact which can damage the world.

On Saturday afternoon, Nikki Delany inspiration, "George Wilson, within the kitchen, with a blender." via dinner, she had killed George and published his gory homicide to her weblog. tomorrow, she wear her mourning outfits and went out to satisfy her ally for lunch to debate discovering a substitute for her love interest.

Nikki is a horror novelist.  Her selection of occupation is dictated by way of an Obsessive Compulsive affliction that forces her to jot down tales of loss of life and destruction.  She can't keep watch over it, doesn't are aware of it, yet can use it to earn a living at any place on the earth. presently "anywhere" is in Japan, hiding from her mom who sees Nikki's OCD as facts she's mentally unstable.  Nikki's fragile peace begins to crumble whilst the police arrest her for the homicide of an American expatriate. an individual killed him with a blender.   

truth starts off to resolve round Nikki.  She's attacked via a raccoon in a enterprise suit.  After a sequence of blackouts, she’s observed by means of a boy that nobody else can see, a boy who claims to be a god.  Is she rather being pursued through eastern myths—or is she easily going insane? 

What Nikki does be aware of evidently is that the our bodies are piling up, her mom has arrived in Japan to fasten her up for the remainder of her life—and her novels continually finish with every person dead.

 
About Wen Spenser:
“Wit and intelligence tell this off-beat, tongue-in-cheek fantasy…. livid action…good characterization, playful eroticism and well-developed folklore…lift this good above the delusion typical …. Buffy enthusiasts may still discover a lot to love within the book's inventive heroine.”—Publishers Weekly on sequence debut Tinker

“Spencer's intertwining of present Earth know-how and otherworldly elven magic is sort of ingenious.” –Booklist on the Elfhome sequence

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By Wen Spencer

First access in a brand new city myth saga by means of the author of the preferred Tinker modern fantasy/SF sequence. a tender American expat author in Japan being affected by OCD attempts to determine if she’s loopy or no longer whereas fixing a homicide which may be a part of a warfare between jap deities.
A modern myth of puzzle and dying as American expats conflict jap gods and monsters to retrieve an old artifact which can damage the world.

On Saturday afternoon, Nikki Delany inspiration, "George Wilson, within the kitchen, with a blender." via dinner, she had killed George and published his gory homicide to her weblog. tomorrow, she wear her mourning outfits and went out to satisfy her ally for lunch to debate discovering a substitute for her love interest.

Nikki is a horror novelist.  Her selection of occupation is dictated by way of an Obsessive Compulsive affliction that forces her to jot down tales of loss of life and destruction.  She can't keep watch over it, doesn't are aware of it, yet can use it to earn a living at any place on the earth. presently "anywhere" is in Japan, hiding from her mom who sees Nikki's OCD as facts she's mentally unstable.  Nikki's fragile peace begins to crumble whilst the police arrest her for the homicide of an American expatriate. an individual killed him with a blender.   

truth starts off to resolve round Nikki.  She's attacked via a raccoon in a enterprise suit.  After a sequence of blackouts, she’s observed by means of a boy that nobody else can see, a boy who claims to be a god.  Is she rather being pursued through eastern myths—or is she easily going insane? 

What Nikki does be aware of evidently is that the our bodies are piling up, her mom has arrived in Japan to fasten her up for the remainder of her life—and her novels continually finish with every person dead.

 
About Wen Spenser:
“Wit and intelligence tell this off-beat, tongue-in-cheek fantasy…. livid action…good characterization, playful eroticism and well-developed folklore…lift this good above the delusion typical …. Buffy enthusiasts may still discover a lot to love within the book's inventive heroine.”—Publishers Weekly on sequence debut Tinker

“Spencer's intertwining of present Earth know-how and otherworldly elven magic is sort of ingenious.” –Booklist on the Elfhome sequence

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The Sanctuary is the military heart of the faith but that’s why it’s positioned here in the back of beyond—to curtail its shout. Although I have great power, any commander of the Sanctuary who approaches within forty miles of Chartres would be excommunicated by fiat of the Pope. I am permitted there only by his express permission—rarely forthcoming—and never with more than a dozen priests. ” A pause. ” “Straight there as usual. They count me as a rival but one effectively neutralized because all my power is in the army and not in Chartres.

Neither I nor the God we both serve need you to agree. You are not a man and you are not a god, you are anger and disappointment made flesh. What you do is what you are. ” “I have been told in my visions that you will be taken up and set aside in the Island of Avalon, a place flowing with milk and honey. ” After this Cale did not say anything for some time. ” “The Sanctuary is the military heart of the faith but that’s why it’s positioned here in the back of beyond—to curtail its shout. Although I have great power, any commander of the Sanctuary who approaches within forty miles of Chartres would be excommunicated by fiat of the Pope.

My plans for you—for all of this—were years in the future. Tenth in line to the papacy is not in line to the papacy at all. Your vanishing and my coming for you advanced everything in a most peculiar and unexpected way. Memphis is fallen. I have much of the credit and what is not mine is yours. I am now fourth in line to the papacy. ” mocked Bosco. ” “Why would you? ” “Because you will see it more clearly if you do so. ” Told by the devil who has tormented you all your life that he will let you guess his secrets, what intelligent boy, however deep his hatred, might not be curious?

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