Instead of the deadly force it once was, magic is now a useless novelty. But not for Shame Flynn and Terric Conley, breakers” who have the gift for reverting magic back to its full-throttle power. In the magic-dense city of Portland, Oregon, keeping a low profile means keeping their gifts quiet.... show more
Instead of the deadly force it once was, magic is now a useless novelty. But not for Shame Flynn and Terric Conley, breakers” who have the gift for reverting magic back to its full-throttle power. In the magic-dense city of Portland, Oregon, keeping a low profile means keeping their gifts quiet. After three years of dealing with disgruntled magic users, Shame and Terric have had enough of politics, petty magic, and, frankly, each other. It’s time to call it quits. When the government discovers the breakers’ secretand its potential as a weaponShame and Terric suddenly become wanted men, the only ones who can stop the deadly gift from landing in the wrong hands. If only a pair of those wrong hands didn’t belong to a drop-dead-gorgeous assassin Shame is falling for as if it were the end of the world. And if he gets too close to her, it very well could be....
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 5th 2013
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
Series: Broken Magic (#1)
This is a set aside for later. I have to read the Allie Beckstrom series to make sense of it, and Devon Monk is too good a writer for me to frustrated because I don't understand everything that is going on. So, I'm just going to back up a few books and take a second pass at this later.
This was a Book of the Month for me and I have to say I really enjoyed it. Shame, the POV character had an engaging voice and I found I was invested in his story. Sure he managed to live on a diet of coffee and whiskey for a while, but that kind of added to his charm.The plot is fast paced enough to...
I really enjoyed Devon Monk's Allie Beckstrom series and was sad when that series was over. Then I found out about this book, which picks up about three years after the final events in "Magic For a Price" and has Shamus Flynn for a narrator instead of Allie. Shamus was always on of my favorite chara...
Three years after the 'magic apocalypse, magic is no longer evil. Shame and Terric are now Heads of Authority in Portland, though it's basically Terric who runs the show, while Shame is busy being, well, Shame. But then magic users are missing and found dead. The Overseer gets news that Government i...