The Dire King

The Dire King

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In this conclusion to the Jackaby series, the eccentric detective and his assistant Abigail Rook find themselves in the middle of a war between magical worlds.
An evil king is using a blend of magic and technology to push Earth and the Otherworld into a mortal competition. In New Fiddleham, Jackaby and Abigail are caught in the middle as they try to close the rend between the two worlds, and discover why zombies are appearing around town. As the romance between Abigail and the shape-shifting police detective Charlie Cane deepens, Jackaby's feelings for 926 Augur Lane's ghostly lady, Jenny, begins to deepen. Can they defeat an evil that wants to destroy the future altogether?
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781616206703
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY (TEEN) Ritter, William
Characteristics: 344 pages ; 22 cm


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JCLChristiH Oct 30, 2017

I enjoyed this last installment of the Jackaby series just as much as the other's in the 4 title series. I would enjoy it if the author decides to follow Abigale Rook in a new series.

kirstd31 Oct 16, 2017

I was really excited to read this book. It was not that great. There was not enough action. The conclusion to this series was a disappointment for me.


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