‘A definite must for all fans of comic fantasy’ – ENIGMA ‘Wacky humour bubbles through the polished narrative … Holt doesn’t skimp on the flashes of brilliance’ – SFX
Ever been offered a promotion that seems too good to be true? You know – the sort they’d be insane to be offering to someone like you. The kind where you snap their arm off to accept, then wonder why all your long-serving colleagues look secretly relieved, as if they’re off some strange and unpleasant hook …
It’s the kind of trick that deeply sinister companies like J.W. Wells & Co. pull all the time. Especially with employees who are too busy mooning over the office intern to think about what they’re getting into.
And it’s why, right about now, Paul Carpenter is wishing he’d paid much less attention to the gorgeous Melze, and rather more to a little bit of job description small-print referring to ‘pest’ control …
Books by Tom Holt:
Walled Orchard Series Goatsong The Walled Orchard
J.W. Wells & Co. Series The Portable Door In Your Dreams Earth, Air, Fire and Custard You Don’t Have to Be Evil to Work Here, But It Helps The Better Mousetrap May Contain Traces of Magic Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Sausages YouSpace Series Doughnut When It’s A Jar The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice The Good, the Bad and the Smug Novels Expecting Someone Taller Who’s Afraid of Beowulf Flying Dutch Ye Gods! Overtime Here Comes the Sun Grailblazers Faust Among Equals Odds and Gods Djinn Rummy My Hero Paint your Dragon Open Sesame Wish you Were Here Alexander at World’s End Only Human Snow White and the Seven Samurai Olympiad Valhalla Nothing But Blue Skies Falling Sideways Little People Song for Nero Meadowland Barking Blonde Bombshell The Management Style of the Supreme Beings An Orc on the Wild Side