The City Of Lost Fortunes
A Crescent City Novel
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By Bryan Camp
Publisher: John Joseph Adams | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release date: April 17, 2018
In Bryan Camp‘s debut novel, The City Of Lost Fortunes, a reclusive New Orleans street magician and demigod with the ability to locate lost items is forced out of magical retirement when heâ€™s tasked with solving the murder of the cityâ€™s god of Fortune.
Jude Dubuisson is a New Orleans street magician whose schtick is revealing the location of peopleâ€™s lost items. Oh, and heâ€™s also a demigod, thanks to the deity daddy he never knew. But after Hurricane Katrina tore through his beloved city leaving an overabundance of lost items in its wake, heâ€™s been overwhelmed by his magical gift. The experience took something out of him, as it did to most of the cityâ€™s residents, leaving him without his usual swagger and knowing grin, prompting his retirement from the magical community. Unfortunately, he didnâ€™t walk away six years ago scott-free – he still owes a debt to the Fortune god and it looks like now itâ€™s being called in. An invitation to a divine card game ends with the murder of the Fortune god, and now Jude has been drafted by a former employer to find the killer. Who is powerful enough to kill a god and what is their motive? And how is Jude connected to all of this to begin with?
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