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The Toadhouse Trilogy

Book One

Jess Lourey


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"Lourey never slackens the pace " -St. Paul Pioneer Press

Aine believes herself to be a regular teenager in 1930s Missouri, but when a blue-eyed monster named Biblos attacks, she discovers that the reclusive woman raising her isn't really her grandmother and that she's been living inside a novel for the past five years.

With her blind brother, Spenser, she flees the pages of the book she's called home, one terrifying step ahead of Biblos' black magic. Her only chance at survival lies in beating him to the three objects that he desires more than life. As she undertakes her strange and dangerous odyssey, Aine must choose between a family she doesn't remember and her growing attraction to a mysterious young man named Gilgamesh.

"Riveting reading with a fascinating concept, The Toadhouse Trilogy is not to be missed " -The Midwest Book Review

"Readers will, like the protagonists, literally get lost in this book. Beautifully written and unquestionably entertaining, this projected trilogy truly does have the potential to become a young adult classic." -Paul Goat Allen (Chicago Tribune reviewer)

"Lourey's wonderful way with words will whisk readers away to an amazing new world " -Anthony and Agatha Award winning author Chris Grabenstein

Toadhouse Books, 9780990834243, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2014