It Happened One Doomsday

Laurence MacNaughton. Pyr, $18 trade paper (280p) ISBN 978-1-63388-187-7
The first entry in MacNaughton’s (Conspiracy of Angels) new urban fantasy series features sorcery, magic, nearly indestructible classic cars, and characters who run the gamut from faintly noir to slightly horrific. When a man named Greyson finds his way to Dru Jasper’s crystal shop in present-day Colorado looking for some last-ditch help with his nightmares, investigating the cause of those bad dreams leads Dru and her friends Opal and Rane into a race to stop the book’s villains from using a magical scroll to bring forth the apocalypse. Dru is trapped between needing Greyson’s help to stop it and keeping him away for fear that he’ll fulfill the prophecy of doom. The quest to save the world is tinged with romance and takes some predictable turns along with the odd unexpected twist. The story relies heavily on fast-paced car chases and adventure. MacNaughton has created a strong foundation for a fascinating series where anything is possible and everything has a cost. Agent: Kristin Nelson, Nelson Literary. (July)
Reviewed on: 05/09/2016
Release date: 07/12/2016
Genre: Fiction
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