An occult crime thriller, "The Magpye: Circus" has ghosts, magicians, witches, crimelords, and dirty cops all vying for control of "The City".Trapped in the middle of this blood-soaked battle is Able Quirk, the dead son of a circus psychic who has been reborn with the power to speak to the dead. All he has to do is eat their corpses...With an army of vengeful spirits in his head that he struggles to control, Able is plunged headlong into a world of crime, corruption, and the power of the occult as he dons the mantle of "The Magpye", a dangerous vigilante persona that embodies the very worst of some of the ghosts trapped in Able's head.Struggling to piece together his own memories, Able must solve the mystery of why his circus home was razed to the ground by the all-powerful King crime family, whilst also trying it dismantle their criminal empire.Able's only help comes from Marv, a Vegas stage magician with real magical powers, and Marissa, Marv's mysterious and ethereal daughter. Both have secrets of their own, however... secrets that will derail Able's quest for revenge against the Kings completely...From the mind of critically acclaimed comic writer Chris Lynch (The Dark, Monkeys with Machineguns, The Hammer of Time) comes a story, and a hero, like no other!Praise for Chris Lynch's other books"The Punisher meets Vanilla Sky": SFX Magazine"a great, fast read": Geek Syndicate"highly original and inventive": Forces of Geek"glorious and unexpected": Forces of Geek"confident": Escape From Tomorrow
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December 06, 2013
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