This book is a Kindle Serial. Kindle Serials are stories published in episodes, with future episodes delivered at no additional cost. This serial currently contains nine episodes out of an estimated 12 total episodes, and new episodes will be delivered every two weeks.“Never underestimate the... show more
This book is a Kindle Serial. Kindle Serials are stories published in episodes, with future episodes delivered at no additional cost. This serial currently contains nine episodes out of an estimated 12 total episodes, and new episodes will be delivered every two weeks.“Never underestimate the power of a good story.” Good advice…especially when a story can kill you.For most people, the story of their lives is just that: the accumulation of time, encounters, and actions into a cohesive whole. But for an unfortunate few, that day-to-day existence is affected—perhaps infected is a better word—by memetic incursion: where fairy tale narratives become reality, often with disastrous results.That's where the ATI Management Bureau steps in, an organization tasked with protecting the world from fairy tales, even while most of their agents are struggling to keep their own fantastic archetypes from taking over their lives. When you're dealing with storybook narratives in the real world, it doesn't matter if you're Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, or the Wicked Queen: no one gets a happily ever after.Indexing is New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire’s new urban fantasy where everything you thought you knew about fairy tales gets turned on its head.Episode ListAn additional episode will be delivered every two weeks until the book is complete. New episodes will be added to the same book on your Kindle, keeping your place and retaining your notes and highlights. You'll be notified via email when a new episode has been delivered.Episode 1: May 21, 2013. 36 pages. The men and women of the ATI Management Bureau are here to keep you from noticing the fairy tales threatening the fabric of existence. But when those fairy tales start changing their approach to fit the modern world, can the Bureau's field team find a way to keep us all from dying happily ever after?Episode 2: June 4, 2013. 36 pages. Demi Santos had a normal life until the ATI Management Bureau swept in and uprooted everything she'd ever known. Now she must adjust to existence as a fairy tale character.Episode 3: June 18, 2013. 36 pages. The difficulty with bears is...well, the fact that they're bears. Jennifer Lockwood has just discovered this, and it's up to the ATI Management Bureau field team to intervene.Episode 4: July 2, 2013. 36 pages. Sloane Winters met her once upon a time a long, long time ago, and has been fighting ever since not to make the journey to "ever after."Episode 5: July 16, 2013. 40 pages. When a family is found dead in a classic Cinderella scenario, it seems like the case should be cut-and-dried...but nothing is ever so simple.Episode 6: July 30, 2013. 39 pages. Dr. Reynard is a therapist specializing in ATI issues. He's the perfect person to help Sloane. The only problem? He's dead.Episode 7: August 13, 2013. 39 pages. Most of the time, the stories come one by one, ready to be faced and defeated in single combat. So what happens when the entire storybook begins happening at once? Episode 8: August 27, 2013. 37 pages. Henry is struggling to hold her team together in the wake of Demi's loss and Jeff's narrative spike, and the night isn't over yet.Episode 9: September 10, 2013. 39 pages. Henry Marchen has spent her entire life knowing that fairy tales were real, and worse, knowing that they were out to get her. Now it's finally time for her to choose a side.Discuss the episodes with other readers in this book’s Customer Discussions Forum on Amazon.com.