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The Devil You Know

The Devil You Know

Author of The Girl With All the Gifts Mike Carey presents the first book in his hip supernatural thriller series featuring freelance exorcist Felix Castor.

Felix Castor is a freelance exorcist, and London is his stomping ground. It may seem like a good ghostbuster can charge what he likes and enjoy a hell of a lifestyle, but there’s a risk: sooner or later he’s going to take on a spirit that’s too strong for him.

When Castor accepts a seemingly simple ghost-hunting case at a museum in the shadowy heart of London, what should have been a perfectly straightforward exorcism is rapidly turning into the Who Can Kill Castor First Show, with demons and ghosts all keen to claim the big prize.

But that’s business as usual: Castor knows how to deal with the dead. It’s the living who piss him off….
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Genre: Mystery & Thriller / Fiction / Thrillers / Supernatural

On Sale: February 27th 2018

Price: $15.99

Page Count: 464

ISBN-13: 9780316511766

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Praise

"The Devil You Know is a spectacular novel, one of the best supernatural thrillers I've read in years."—Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of the Dead
"Engrossing . . . perfect . . . an ingeniously multilayered tale."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"An imaginative spin on the hard-boiled detective . . . mixes horror and humor in a way that spells good omens for future Castor novels."—Entertainment Weekly
"Carey transcends his comic roots in this quirky, dark and imaginative tale that compels reader to keep turning pages long after they should have gotten to sleep."—Kirkus (starred review)
"[A] deftly crafted, can't-turn-the-page-fast-enough read."—Kirkus (starred review) on Vicious Circle
"Felix offers a darkly droll take on the circumstances of his world, which is just as familiar, intricate, and morally tangled as our own."—Entertainment Weekly on Vicious Circle
"A treat . . . Castor follows up his excellent debut with this even better sequel . . . Genre-bending at its best."—Booklist (starred review) on Vicious Circle
"Every bit as good as Jim Butcher, Carey hits his stride."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Dead Men's Boots
"Witty, sardonic . . . irresistible . . . leaves the readers breathless."—Kirkus (starred review) on Dead Men's Boots
"The Felix Castor novels are splashed with color and texture, their characters are larger than life (or death), and the stories are, well . . . out of this world. Castor is a remarkably believable character... A wholly engaging blend of the detective and fantasy genres."

Booklist on Dead Men's Boots
"Fast-paced . . . riveting . . . everything a paranormal thriller fan could want."—MonstersandCritics.com on Dead Men's Boots