Miscast Spells: The Styx Trilogy Book One

Miscast Spells: The Styx Trilogy Book One

by Rose Corcoran, Claire Corcoran

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Mad bombers, matchmaking, magic spells—what's a butler to do?

Meet Bostwick von Dogsbody, a sardonic door-to-door magician, and his white rabbit, Emmaline, who just happens to be a cursed human princess. The two are traveling through the goblin-run continent of Ataxia in search of the legendary Domino of Nonpareil—a mask that allows the wearer to become anything he desires—in order to return Emmaline to normal. Their journey has finally led them to Styx Castle, where they meet Millicent, a human maid who wound up in Styx due to mysterious (and embarrassing) circumstances, and Delilah, a goblin queen with a taste for the chaotic.

But Bostwick’s theft of the Domino does not go unnoticed. To avoid a harsher punishment, he agrees to be Delilah’s butler for a hundred years. Before he can escape the queen’s clutches, he’ll have to face mad bombers, an all-bugbear police force, romantic schemes gone awry, and a mysterious goblin-turned-cat named Sebastian who also has designs on the Domino. And as if that wasn’t enough, he soon learns that Millicent is also a magician—and needs him to teach her!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943798018
Publisher: Rose Corcoran
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Series: The Styx Trilogy , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 242
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

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Miscast Spells: The Styx Trilogy Book One 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is definitely going to be a delightfully fun trilogy. Rose Corcoran has channelled the storytelling power and imagination of Diana Wynne Jones, Jim Hensen, or Lewis Carroll and brought to life an amusing story full of mistrust, mischief, and magic. Delilah is one of the most deliciously intriguing characters and the story just keeps getting more and more exciting with every chapter.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reminiscent of Lewis Carrol in its madcap situations, this story has a lot to offer. The characters are fresh and real, the dialogue is hilarious, and there's more to the plot than meets the eye. All ages can enjoy Miscast Spells, a delightful, humorous new addition to the fantasy genre.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book from the first chapter! The situations are hilarious and inventive, and the characters are absolutely delightful! I love them all and can't wait to read their further adventures. The ending left me on pins and needles and I need to know what happens next! It starts out cute and light, builds naturally by giving the characters time to interact and grow, and finally takes a turn for the dramatic at the climax! Every situation is well written, and the charm and emotion flows from the characters, whom I really came to love.
Sabralz More than 1 year ago
Ms Corcoran's debut novel is pure joy! A fanciful adventure told in a voice full of unalloyed fun, this trilogy promises to be a favorite of young and old. I can't wait for book 2!
L-a-Irwin More than 1 year ago
What a fun story! The characters really stick with you. I really want to know what happens next! I like the way it starts out fairly straight forward and ends with a twist and on a cliffhanger!