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The Jennifer Morgue

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4th November 2010

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SOME AGENTS HAVE ALL THE FUN. OTHERS SAVE THE WORLD.

Bob Howard is an IT expert and occasional field agent for the Laundry, the branch of Her Majesty’s Secret Service that deals with occult threats.

Dressed (grudgingly) in a tux and sent to the Caribbean, he must infiltrate a millionaire’s yacht in order to prevent him from violating a treaty that will bring down the wrath of an ancient underwater race upon humanity’s head. Partnered with a gorgeous American agent who’s actually a soul-sucking succubus from another dimension, Bob’s mission (should he choose to accept it) is to stop the bad guys, avoid getting the girl, and survive – shaken, perhaps, but not stirred.

Reviews

Ben Aaronovitch, author of RIVERS OF LONDON
Brilliantly disturbing and funny at the same time
Warren Ellis, author of Transmetropolitan
Charles Stross owns this field, and his vast, cool intellect has launched yet another mad, sly entertainment that will strangle the hell out of anything else on offer right now
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Alternately chilling and hilarious
SFX
Ferociously enjoyable
KIRKUS
Stross at the top of his game - which is to say, few do it better