A Tree of Bones by Gemma Files
Volume 3 of the Hexslinger Series

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New Mexico, 1867: Months have passed since hexslinger Chess Pargeter sacrificed himself to restore the town of Bewelcome, once cursed to salt by his former lover, "Reverend" Asher Rook. Now a coalition led by Allan Pinkerton's Detective Agency lays siege to reborn Mayan goddess Ixchel's notorious "Hex City," the one place on earth where hexes can act in consort, and the desert just outside Bewelcome has become the front line in what threatens to become a new Civil War - one in which wild magic and black science clash headlong, producing carnage like nothing the world has ever seen!

About Gemma Files

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Gemma Files is the winner of the International Horror Guild Award and the Black Quill Award. She has been nominated for the Lambda, the Stoker and the Shirley Jackson Awards.
Published June 12, 2012 by ChiZine Publications. 400 pages
Genres: History, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Magically-corrupt detective Allan Pinkerton's army, with its anti-magic devices and enslaved hexes, advances on the beleaguered Reverend Asher Rook's Hex City (a refuge for persecuted magic-wielders) as a group of women, including dead-speaker Yancy Kloves and the powerful but crippled Chinese he...

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