By Jordanna Max Brodsky
Myth and reality collide in a thriller that sets Greek Gods against a modern Manhattan backdrop. Deborah Harkness, author of A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES calls THE IMMORTALS 'arresting and uncanny'.
Selene finds the body of a young woman on the banks of the Hudson river, mutilated and wearing a wreath of laurel. She feels a rage not felt in a lifetime, and an obligation: the promise that she made long ago. To protect those who are innocent -who cannot protect themselves.
With the NYPD out of their depth, Selene must hunt the killer on her own. But when classics professor Theo Schultz offers his expertise to solve the case, the solitary huntress finds herself working with a man who's her opposite in every way.
Together, they discover that a long-forgotten cult is behind the string of murders terrorizing the city. They'll need help from the one source Selene distrusts most of all: the city's other Immortals.
Jordanna Max Brodsky hails from Virginia, where she spent four years at a science and technology high school pretending it was a theatre conservatory. She holds a degree in history and literature from Harvard University. When she's not wandering the forests of Maine, she lives in Manhattan with her husband. She often sees goddesses in Central Park and wishes she were one.
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18 Feb 2016
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A lively re-imagining of classical mythology with an engaging premise, a page-turning plot, and an eye for the arresting and uncanny — Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES
Urban fantasy done with great panache and intelligence: Brodsky knows her myth, and revels in depicting the erstwhile gods struggling with their fading powers and assuming, with varying degrees of success, the mantle of humanity — Guardian
Intelligent, provocative fantasy [that] breathes exciting new life into old, familiar tales — Publishers Weekly
If you want a modern day murder mystery, steeped in myth with a dash of magic, this is a must read . . . Ms. Brodsky is definitely an author to watch — Fantasy Faction