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The Girl with Ghost Eyes - (Daoshi Chronicles) by M H Boroson (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 288

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Fantasy

Series Title: Daoshi Chronicles

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Talos

Book theme: Urban

Author: M H Boroson

Language: English

Street Date: November 3, 2015
TCIN: 77123816
UPC: 9781940456362
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-3823


Praise for The Girl with Ghost Eyes

"The Girl with Ghost Eyes is a fun, fun read. Martial arts and Asian magic set in Old San Francisco make for a fresh take on urban fantasy, a wonderful story that kept me up late to finish."
--#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs

"A brilliant tale of magic, monsters, and kung fu in the San Francisco Chinatown of 1898" --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Boroson's writing is both lyrical and captivating . . . This is a thrilling adventure through historical Chinatown, and an exquisite blend of history and myth set in a spirit-world you'll never forget." --Rob Thurman, New York Times bestselling author

"An impressive first novel set in a beautifully realized world of Daoism and martial arts . . . One of those books you can't wait to get back to." --Lian Hearn, author of the international bestselling Tales of the Otori series

"A brilliant tale of magic, monsters, and kung fu in the San Francisco Chinatown of 1898 . . . smoothly mixes Hong Kong cinema with urban fantasy, and Li-lin is a splendid protagonist whose cleverness and bravura will leave readers eager for her future adventures."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Packed with evocative imagery of the multitudes of spirits lurking just out of sight. Li-lin is a strong, determined character, but Boroson doesn't make her wildly anachronistic for her time, imbuing her with filial loyalty and a respect for her culture that should not be called meekness."
--Library Journal, starred review

"A thrilling world of kung fu, sorcery and spirits. . .The pace never slows, offering a constant stream of strange characters, dire threats, and heroic actions that makes the book a compelling page-turner."
--The A.V. Club

"A joy to read. Set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century Chinatown, Boroson's tale blends fluid, kinetic martial arts sequences with grotesque creatures and enough dramatic tension and pathos to hook readers and keep them."
--Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog

"A must-read for fans of historical fantasy and Chinese lore. The Girl with Ghost Eyes delivers a compelling heroine torn between talent and tradition in a fascinating Chinatown full of monsters, magic, and kung fu." --Betsy Dornbusch, author of Exile and Enemy

"Li-lin is one of my all-time favorite female characters after reading this book; I simply fell in love with her ... I expect to see The Girl with Ghost Eyes on lots of "Best of" lists this year. It's certainly going to be on mine. Highly recommended."
--The Speculative Herald, 10/10 rating

"Masterful writing ... Boroson has has done his research quite extensively, and he's approached every aspect of the book with thoughtfulness and respect ... I am absolutely ravenous for more of Li-Lin's story."
--Christina Ladd, Geekly Inc.

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