A Tangle of Traitors (The Phenomenals #1)
|Author:||F. E. Higgins|
A twisted adventure of intrigue, magic and superstition from the bestselling F. E. Higgins Don't go down to the tar pits, children -- for their shores are lined with the wretched wraiths of all the traitors and murderers who have drowned in its bubbling depths. In the shadows of this putrid place, an unlikely new alliance is being formed: they call them The Phenomenals, and only they can save us from a hideous fate that will befall the town if the wraiths escape their tarry shackles ...Meet The Phenomenals: Citrine Capodel - heiress to a corrupt empire and framed for a murder she did not commit; Folly Harpelaine - a merciless destroyer of Lurids, who dabbles in the dark arts; Jonah Scrimshander - a deadly harpoonist, who has already cheated death, and Vincent Verdigris - light-fingered and even lighter on his feet.
F. E. travels the lands that her books describe, collecting strange artefacts and the even stranger secrets and stories behind them. The Black Book of Secrets, The Bone Magician, The Eyeball Collector and The Lunatic's Curse document the results of these eerie explorations and have sold all over the world. When not in pursuit of a story, F. E. may be found in a haunted house in Kent.