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Can an officer and her K-9 survive a killer�s trap?


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Chilling danger meets fiery passion in a race against a serial killer's legacy.


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The Princess Beard by Kevin Hearne

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Also by Kevin Hearne:

A Curse of Krakens, November 2023
Hardcover / e-Book
Shattered, September 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Besieged, September 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Scourged, September 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Staked, September 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Ink & Sigil, September 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
The Princess Beard, October 2019
Trade Size / e-Book
The Princess Beard, October 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
Kill the Farm Boy, July 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
A Plague of Giants, July 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Carniepunk, August 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Trapped, November 2012
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Tricked, May 2012
Paperback / e-Book
Hammered, July 2011
Mass Market Paperback
Hexed, June 2011
Paperback
Hounded, May 2011
Paperback

Also by Delilah S. Dawson:

The Violence, November 2022
Trade Paperback / e-Book
Camp Scare, August 2022
Hardcover / e-Book
Minecraft: Mob Squad: Never Say Nether, March 2022
Hardcover / e-Book
The Violence, February 2022
Hardcover / e-Book
The Princess Beard, October 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire (Star Wars), August 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Kill the Farm Boy, July 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
Wicked Ever After, October 2015
e-Book
Hit, April 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
Servants of the Storm, August 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
Wicked After Midnight, February 2014
Paperback / e-Book
The Damsel And The Daggerman, January 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Wicked As They Come, April 2012
Paperback / e-Book

The Princess Beard
Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson

Tales of Pell #3
Del Rey
October 2019
On Sale: October 8, 2019
384 pages
ISBN: 1524797804
EAN: 9781524797805
Kindle: B07MPRWXSY
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Fantasy

Shave the princess? Inconceivable! The hilarious bestselling authors of Kill the Farm Boy and No Country for Old Gnomes are back with a new adventure in the irreverent world of Pell.

Once upon a time, a princess slept in a magical tower cloaked in thorns and roses. 

When she woke, she found no Prince Charming, only a surfeit of hair and grotesquely long fingernails—which was, honestly, better than some creep who acted without consent. She cut off her long braids and used them to escape. But she kept the beard because it made a great disguise.

This is not a story about finding true love’s kiss—it's a story about finding yourself. On a pirate ship. Where you belong.

But these are no ordinary pirates aboard The Puffy Peach, serving under Filthy Lucre, the one-eyed parrot pirate captain. First there’s Vic, a swole and misogynistic centaur on a mission to expunge himself of the magic that causes him to conjure tea and dainty cupcakes in response to stress. Then there’s Tempest, who’s determined to become the first dryad lawyer—preferably before she takes her ultimate form as a man-eating tree. They’re joined by Alobartalus, an awkward and unelfly elf who longs to meet his hero, the Sn’archivist who is said to take dictation directly from the gods of Pell. Throw in some mystery meat and a dastardly capitalist plot, and you’ve got one Pell of an adventure on the high seas!

In this new escapade set in the magical land of Pell, Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne lovingly skewer the tropes of fairy tales and create a new kind of fantasy: generous, gently humorous, and inclusive. There might also be otters.

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