Magic for Liars

Magic for Liars

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Two Enigmatic SistersA Brilliant, Terrifying SecretA Perfect LieIvy Gamble was born without magic and never wanted it. Ivy Gamble has an almost-sustainable career as a private investigator, and an empty apartment, and a slight drinking problem. She doesn't in any way wish she was like Tabitha, her estranged, magically gifted twin sister. Ivy Gamble is a liar.A darkly enchanting debut novel from the award-winning Sarah Gailey, perfect for fans of Charlie Jane Anders and Megan Abbott, following the harrowing search for a killer at a private academy for mages hidden in modern-day Northern California.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781250174611
1250174619
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY GAILEY S
Characteristics: 336 pages ; 22 cm

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If you enjoy fantasy combined with noir mystery, you'll like this one as much as I did. The detective is a non-magical woman hired to investigate a suspicious death at the magical school where her definitely magical sister teaches,

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LPL_LeahN Aug 03, 2019

This was a compelling murder mystery featuring an embittered PI who I can only think to describe as a muggle. She has no magical powers, but her estranged twin sister does, and coincidentally teaches at the school of magic where the gruesome killing takes place.

This book is written with a ch... Read More »


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LPL_LeahN Aug 03, 2019

This was a compelling murder mystery featuring an embittered PI who I can only think to describe as a muggle. She has no magical powers, but her estranged twin sister does, and coincidentally teaches at the school of magic where the gruesome killing takes place.

This book is written with a charming wit and candor about a non-magical life, is laugh out loud funny in some spots. It also manages to be a suspenseful mystery AND a provocative family drama.

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