Tricks for Free

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Tricks for Free

InCryptid, #7

This was another stellar installment in this series. This one is Antimony's story. She is on the run and finds her way to a theme park where she is hoping to hide from the Covenant. Of course nothing goes as planned and the story takes off from here.

I love all of this author's work and this book was no exception. It was fast paced and one exciting event after another. It's hard to talk about this series without spoilers.and without recounting the previous books. It's a well developed and super creative world the author has put together.

This book probably would not be good as a standalone. There are too many plot points and too many characters to make this easy to understand without reading the previous books. If you are currently reading this though I highly recommend this one.

Book Blurb for Tricks for Free

The seventh book in the funny and fast-paced InCryptid urban fantasy series returns to the mishaps of the Price family, eccentric cryptozoologists who safeguard the world of magical creatures living in secret among humans.

Penance, noun:

1. Punishment for past actions.

2. An attempt to pay for what can't be bought.

3. See also "exile."

Antimony Price is on the run. With the Covenant on her tail and her family still in danger, she needs to get far, far away from anyone who might recognize her--including her own mice. For the first time in a long time, a Price is flying without a safety net. Where do you go when you need to disappear into a crowd without worrying about attracting attention? An amusement park, of course.

Some people would call Lowryland the amusement park. It's one of the largest in Florida, the keystone of the Lowry entertainment empire...but for Annie, it's a place to hide. She's just trying to keep her head down long enough to come up with a plan that will get her home without getting anyone killed. No small order when she's rooming with gorgons and sylphs, trying to placate frustrated ghosts, and rushing to get to work on time.

Then the accidents begin. The discovery of a dead man brings Annie to the attention of the secret cabal of magic users running Lowryland from behind the scenes. They want the fire that sleeps in her fingers. They want her on their side. They want to help her--although their help, like everything else, comes with a price.

No plan. Minimal backup. No way out. Annie's about to get a crash course in the reality behind the pretty facade. If she's lucky, she'll survive the experience.

Night Owl Reviews Apr, 2018 4.50