The first installment of the exhilirating InCryptid series, from the author of the October Daye urban fantasies
SEANAN MCGUIRE is the author of the October Daye urban fantasies, the InCryptid urban fantasies, and several other works both stand-alone and in trilogies or duologies. She also writes under the pseudonym Mira Grant. She lives in Northern California with her three cats.
Smart, whimsical and bitingly funny, Verity Price is a kick-ass heroine that readers will love.Seanan McGuire's DISCOUNT ARMAGEDDON is an urban fantasy triple threat - smart and sexy and funny. The Aeslin mice alone are worth the price of the book, so consider a cast of truly ORIGINAL characters, a plot where weird never overwhelms logic, and some serious kickass world-building as a bonus.McGuire kicks off a new series with a smart-mouthed, engaging heroine and a city full of fantastical creatures. This may seem like familiar ground to McGuire fans, but she makes New York her own, twisting the city and its residents into curious shapes that will leave you wanting more. Verity s voice is strong and sure as McGuire hints at a deeper history, one that future volumes will hopefully explore. - RT Book ReviewsVerity is a winning protagonist, and her snarky but loving observations on her world of bogeyman strip club owners, Japanese demon badger bartenders, and dragon princess waitresses make for a delightful read - Publishers WeeklyDiscount Armageddon is an exceptionally well-written tale with a unique premise, fantastic character work, and a plot that just pulls you along until you finish. This is one for the urban fantasy enthusiasts out there as well as for anyone who wants something different from most anything else on shelves today. Easily one of my favorite books of 2012. - Ranting Dragon