Sunday, July 8, 2012

Added to the Pile + 116

One little book this week and it was kind of by accident.  I was combing through Pyr's catalogue and reading blurbs online when I got to this one.  It just so happened Pyr had it for free download on their site so I pretty much said why not.  It looked interesting enough despite the vague descriptions and I was going to request it anyway.  Might as well sample it digitally, right?


When mirror twins Seth and Hadrian Castillo travel to Europe on holidays, they don’t expect the end of the world to follow them. Seth’s murder, however, puts exactly that into motion.

From opposite sides of death, the Castillo twins grapple with a reality neither of them suspected, although it has been encoded in myths and legends for millennia. The Earth we know is just one of many “realms”, three of which are inhabited by humans during various stages of their lives. And their afterlives…

In the tradition of Philip Pullman and Ursula K. Le Guin and inspired by numerous arcane sources, the Books of the Cataclysm begin in the present world but soon propel the reader to a landscape that is simultaneously familiar and fantastic.  (

If your interest is piqued you too can own a digital copy for absolutely free from Pyr.  Just go to their website and clicky.
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