By Patricia Wrede
Whilst a stranger bargains her a small fortune to wreck right into a touring magician's wagon, Kim does not hesitate. Having grown up a waif within the soiled streets of London, Kim is not above a bit breaking-and-entering. a difficult existence and lean instances have schooled her in a single lesson: scouse borrow from them earlier than they thieve from you. but if the magician catches her within the act, Kim thinks she's performed for. till he indicates she turn into his apprentice; then the genuine hassle begins.Kim quickly reveals herself entangled with murderers, thieves, and cloak-and-dagger politics, all whereas attempting to find out how to turn into either a formal woman and a magician in her personal correct. Magic and intrigue pass hand in hand in Mairelon the Magician and The Magician's Ward, fast moving novels full of secret and romance, set opposed to the difficult backdrop of Regency England.
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But if it had been Merrill’s wagon, we would have needed the boy. ” Something in the man’s voice made Kim shrink back against the wall of the building, trying to become one with the bricks and half-timbering. Why were they so interested in her? Surely five pounds wasn’t worth such trouble to a swell! ” Stuggs’s deep voice said and Kim held her breath. “Weren’t you listening? There’s no need; he didn’t find anything. And I’m not going to stand here smelling like a brewery while you blunder about.
She eyed his shabby raiment and wrinkled her nose, then hurried past in search of more promising customers. “So that’s why you was so set on me gammoning the cull I’d done what he wanted,” Kim said. She looked at Mairelon thoughtfully. ” “ ‘What’s in a name? ” Kim said, thoroughly confused. “Not literary, I take it? No, of course not, you wouldn’t be. ” Kim’s eyes widened, and she stopped short. ” “Why not? It’s bound to be useful. ” Kim nodded and started walking again. It was a moment before the novelty of the idea wore off and she realized that she had been very neatly distracted from her original question.
It’s bound to be useful. ” Kim nodded and started walking again. It was a moment before the novelty of the idea wore off and she realized that she had been very neatly distracted from her original question. She scowled and kicked a pebble. It skittered over the cobblestones and disappeared into the damp and foggy darkness in the middle of the street. Mairelon looked across at her and raised an eyebrow. Kim’s scowl deepened. ” she said accusingly. “Hardly. ” “I was looking out for you,” Mairelon said promptly.
A Matter of Magic by Patricia Wrede