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Bride of the Rat God - Barbara Hambly
Bride of the Rat God
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Chrysanda Flamande was the sultriest vamp of the silver screen in Hollywood, California, in the year 1923. Then an elderly Chinese gentleman warned her that a trinket she'd worn in her last movie had marked her to be the bride of an ancient devil-god of Manchuria. Now the Rat God is stalking... show more
Chrysanda Flamande was the sultriest vamp of the silver screen in Hollywood, California, in the year 1923. Then an elderly Chinese gentleman warned her that a trinket she'd worn in her last movie had marked her to be the bride of an ancient devil-god of Manchuria. Now the Rat God is stalking closer, and Chrysanda is discovering that there's no mousetrap big enough to keep her from being dragged unwilling to the altar!
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345381019 (0345381017)
ASIN: 345381017
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it
4.5 Great Fantasy.... Barbara Hambly
BRIDE OF THE RAT GOD is a marvelous historical novel (with an element of fantasy to it) that belies its kitschy title. The title makes the story, of course, because it is, in fact, about a silent film star who gets caught in a sorcerous web of complications involving a sacred Chinese heirloom, a j...
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4.0 Bride of the Rat God
After the first two pages, I admit, I was worried. Over-dramatic, stereotypical imagery: a helpless, pursued heroine, a moonlit night, bloody hands, steep cliffs. I persevered with faith in my fellow reviewers, and discovered the campy beginning was only a scene from Chrysanda Flamande’s latest movi...
Christine Pope: Writing and Reading Among the Red Rocks
Christine Pope: Writing and Reading Among the Red Rocks rated it
5.0
Barbara Hambly never fails me, and this book was no exception. A change of pace from her regular fantasy books, this novel is set in 1920s Hollywood and features an over-the-top cast of characters and a cursed Chinese necklace. It also has a fun, off-beat romance. Try it if you're in the mood for so...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Bride of the Rat God
This is a fun book. It actually made me look at pekingese dogs as something more than bedroom slippers.
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