Earthquake Weather

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A young woman possessed by a ghost has slain the Fisher King of the West, Scott Crane.  Now, temporarily freed from that malevolent spirit, she seeks to restore the King to life.
 
But Crane’s body has been taken to the magically protected home of Pete and Angelica Sullivan, and their adopted son, Koot Hoomie. Kootie is destined to be the next Fisher King, but he is only 13 years old — too young, his mother thinks, to perform the rituals to assume the Kingship.  But not too young, perhaps, to assist in reuniting Scott Crane’s body and spirit, and restoring him to life.

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The Fisher King of the American West, Scott Crane, has been killed, and 14-year-old Koot Hoomie Parganas's perpetually bleeding wound makes him the most likely candidate for a supernatural successor. But the king's body has not yet begun to decay, and as long as there is a chance that he can be restored to the throne, his right-hand man, Archimedes Mavranos, is willing to risk all to revive Crane. But to do that he'll need the help of the woman who killed Crane, plus that of a recently widowed winemaker who has been touched by the god Dionysus, and the cooperation of Parganas's reluctant foster parents. Chances are they'll all die in the process, but unless Crane can be revived they'll probably all die anyway.

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Tim Powers is the astonishingly popular author of The Anubis Gates, On Stranger Tides, The Stress of Her Regard, Last Call, which won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, and Expiration Date, also linked to Last Call and Earthquake Weather.  His most recent novel is Three Days to Never.  Powers lives in San Bernardino, California.

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