Stealing the Elf-King's Roses

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Grand Central Publishing, Dec 21, 2008 - Fiction - 416 pages
21 Reviews
In an alternate-world Los Angeles, prosecutor/psychic Lee Enfield and her partner, Gelert, investigate the murder of an elf. They soon reveal a deadly network of ties among organized crime, multinational corporations, and planetary governments of the Seven Worlds--all working together on the "ethnic cleansing" of elves from the alternate world of Alfheim. Original.
 

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Very interesting plot/characters and world building. - Goodreads
Interesting yet cheesy ending. - Goodreads
Diane Duane has been in the writing business for ages. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ariel - Goodreads

When I started this book, it wasn't what I was expecting. Instead, it was a sci-fi/fantasy mashup of at least three different genres (such that I can't help wondering which genre the review on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarahz - Goodreads

This is an odd one. I expected it to be a bit romance-y, given the cover art, but it's really a straight up procedural. The most romance it has is the bit at the very end where the main character ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
27
Section 4
61
Section 5
88
Section 6
132
Section 7
156
Section 8
179
Section 9
214
Section 10
230
Section 11
258
Section 12
288
Section 13
325
Section 14
367
Section 15
403
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Author Diane Duane was born in New York City on May 18, 1952, and grew up in Roosevelt, Long Island. She is an American science fiction and fantasy author. Duane studied nursing in college and became a psychiatric nurse. She began writing full time in 1980 and has published numerous novels, including several with her husband, Peter Morwood. She also writes screenplays, served as senior writer for the BBC-TV education series "Science Challenge," and writes scripts for CD-ROM computer games. Her "Young Wizards" series won a special commendation in the Anne Spencer Lindbergh Prize in Children's Literature, 2003. She currently lives in County Wicklow, Ireland.

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