The Glass Magician (Paperback)

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Reminiscent of The Golem and the Jinni, Caroline Stevermer's The Glass Magician is a magical and romantic tale set in New York’s Gilded Age.

A fledging magician discovers true magic…and a power that might destroy her.

New York 1905: The Vanderbilts. The Astors. The Morgans.

They are the cream of society—and they own the nation on the cusp of a new century.

Thalia Cutler doesn’t come from money or have family connections. But she knows magic—stage magic. And she dazzles the audience with fantastical acts.

One night, a trick goes horribly awry. Thalia discovers a magic beyond her stage twirls and costumes, finding her world far more enchanted—and herself far more powerful—than she ever imagined.

To understand what she is, Thalia will have to face a New York more dangerous than any stage she’s known… before the real monsters descend to feast.

About the Author

CAROLINE STEVERMER is a multiple-award-winning author, best known for her historical fantasy novels—particularly the Scholarly Magic series (A College of Magics, A Scholar of Magics, and When The King Comes Home), which Terri Windling said had “sly wit and sparkling prose that have earned her a cult following.” Stevermer graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a degree in art history and currently lives in Minnesota.

Praise For…

Praise for The Glass Magician

“A delicious read—elegant, neat, sprightly, well-defined and likeable characters…I absolutely loved it.”—Genevieve Cogman, author of The Invisible Library series

“Stevermer has re-imagined New York's gilded age to perfection…pure fantasy and fascinating, a prickly murder mystery, and a bevy of strong women, both young and old. I'm sure there will be a sequel. Well, I hope there will be a sequel. There had better be a sequel!”—Jane Yolen

“Sprightly and inventive!”—Elizabeth Bear

“Caroline Stevermer does here what she does best: evoking a sense of time and place in the city and the scenes of true magic made my hair stand on end.” —Ellen Kushner

Product Details
ISBN: 9780765335050
ISBN-10: 0765335050
Publisher: Tor Books
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2021
Pages: 304