The Indigo Pheasant

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ChiZine Publications, 2012 - Fiction - 349 pages
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London 1817. Maggie Collins, born into slavery in Maryland, whose mathematical genius and strength of mind can match those of a goddess, must build the world's most powerful and sophisticated machine-to free the lost land of Yount from the fallen angel Strix Tender Wurm. Sally, of the merchant house McDoon, who displayed her own powers in challenging the Wurm and finding Yount in THE CHOIR BOATS, must choose either to help Maggie or to hinder her. Together-or not-Maggie and Sally drive to conclusion the story started in THE CHOIR BOATS-a story of blood-soaked song, family secrets, sins new and old in search of expiation, forbidden love, high policy and acts of state, financial ruin, betrayals intimate and grand, sorcery from the origins of time, and battle in the streets of London and on the arcane seas of Yount.

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Daniel a. Rabuzzi concludes (or does he?) the story of Yount in The Indigo Pheasant. Overall this is a well-crafted, highly intelligent tale, drawing upon Biblical and literary sources (so many ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Daniel A. Rabuzzi studied folklore and mythology in college and graduate school and keeps one foot firmly in the Other Realm. CZP published his first novel, THE CHOIR BOATS, in 2009.His short fiction and poetry have appeared in SYBIL'S GARAGE, SHIMMER, CHIZINE, LADY CHURCHILL'S ROSEBUD WRISTLET, ABYSS & APEX, GOBLIN FRUIT, MANNEQUIN ENVY, BULL SPEC, KALEIDOTROPE, and SCHEHEREZADE'S BEQUEST.

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