The Flux (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Ferrett Steinmetz

Angry Robot, 9780857664631, 400pp.

Publication Date: October 6, 2015



Love something enough, and your obsession will punch holes through the laws of physics. That devotion creates unique magics: videogamemancers. Origamimancers. Culinomancers.
But when mancers battle, cities tremble
ALIYAH TSABO-DAWSON The world's most dangerous eight-year-old girl. Burned by a terrorist's magic, gifted strange powers beyond measure. She's furious that she has to hide her abilities from her friends, her teachers, even her mother and her temper tantrums can kill.
PAUL TSABO Bureaucromancer. Magical drug-dealer. Desperate father. He's gone toe-to-toe with the government's conscription squads of brain-burned Unimancers, and he ll lie to anyone to keep Aliyah out of their hands whether Aliyah likes it or not.
THE KING OF NEW YORK The mysterious power player hell-bent on capturing the two of them. A man packing a private army of illegal mancers.
Paul's family is the key to keep the King's crumbling empire afloat. But offering them paradise is the catalyst that inflames Aliyah's deadly rebellious streak
File Under Urban Fantasy Fiery Temper * Crystal Mess * King in His Empire * Flawless Victory ]

About the Author

Ferrett Steinmetz is a graduate of both the Clarion Writers Workshop and Viable Paradise, and has been nominated for the Nebula Award, for which he remains stoked. Ferrett has a moderately popular blog, The Watchtower of Destruction, wherein he talks about bad puns, relationships, politics, videogames, and more bad puns. He s written four computer books, including the still-popular-after-two-yearsWicked Cool PHP. He lives in Cleveland with his wife, who he couldn t imagine living without. Find Ferrett online attheferrett.livejournal.comor follow him@ferretthimself on Twitter."