Four Roads Cross

Four Roads Cross

Book - 2016
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"The great city of Alt Coulumb is in crisis. The moon goddess Seril, long thought dead, is back--and the people of Alt Coulumb aren't happy. Protests rock the city, and Kos Everburning's creditors attempt a hostile takeover of the fire god's church. Tara Abernathy, the god's in-house Craftswoman, must defend the church against the world's fiercest necromantic firm--and against her old classmate, a rising star in the Craftwork world. As if that weren't enough, Cat and Raz, supporting characters from Three Parts Dead , are back too, fighting monster pirates; skeleton kings drink frozen cocktails, defying several principles of anatomy; jails, hospitals, and temples are broken into and out of; choirs of flame sing over Alt Coulumb; demons pose significant problems; a farmers' market proves more important to world affairs than seems likely; doctors of theology strike back; Monk-Technician Abelard performs several miracles; The Rats! play Walsh's Place; and dragons give almost-helpful counsel."--Syndetics
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780765379429
Branch Call Number: SCI-FIC GLADSTO 2016
Characteristics: 414 pages ; 22 cm


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ChristchurchLib Oct 18, 2016

Fantasy. With the unexpected return of Moon Goddess Seril, the city of Alt Coulumb, already chaotic in the aftermath of the God Wars, is thrown into greater civil unrest. That puts Tara Abernethy, in-house Craftswoman for the Church of Kos Everburning, in a difficult position. Four Roads Cross is the 4th book in the Craft sequence. Fans of Three Parts Dead (the first published entry in the series) will be pleased to see Tara again. However, readers who prefer following the series' internal chronology should start with Last First Snow.


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