Smoke and Ashes (Tony Foster Series #3)

Smoke and Ashes (Tony Foster Series #3)

by Tanya Huff
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Smoke and Ashes (Tony Foster Series #3) by Tanya Huff

Tanya Huff’s supernatural fantasy Smoke series, with a gothic twist • Mix of ghostly mystery, paranormal horror, and dark humor • Lamba Award nominated
 
Fans of the X-Files and Twin Peaks will love acclaimed master of contemporary fantasy Tanya Huff’s twisted version of vampires, wizards, and TV terror.
 
Tony Foster, fledgling wizard and now trainee assistant director on Darkest Night—the syndicated vampire detective show—is hoping that they only supernatural events he’ll be caught up in are those in the script.
 
But that isn’t meant to be, for a demonic convergence is about to begin, creating weak spots through which lesser demons may enter the world. To complicate matters, Leah, the incredibly seductive stuntwoman who freelances for the show, is an immortal Demongate. Should Leah die, the Demongate will open and her sensual demon master will wreak havoc upon the unsuspecting human race.
 
Can Tony—with the help of Leah, Henry, a tabloid reporter, a Mountie, and the cast of Darkest Night—halt a demonic invasion and stave off the end of the world?


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101215548
Publisher: DAW
Publication date: 06/06/2006
Series: Tony Foster Series , #3
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 230,778
File size: 420 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Tanya Huff may have left Nova Scotia at three, and has lived most of her life since in Ontario, but she still considers herself a Maritimer. On the way to the idyllic rural existence she shares with her partner Fiona Patton, six cats, and a chihuahua, she acquired a degree in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson Polytechnic—an education she was happy to finally use while writing her recent Smoke novels. Of her previous twenty-three books, the five—Blood Price, Blood Trail, Blood Lines, Blood Pact, Blood Debt—featuring Henry Fitzroy, bastard son of Henry VIII, romance writer, and vampire are among the most popular.

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Smoke and Ashes 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The whole series is good, but this is easily the best! I liked the new character Leah. I loved the way her and Tony acted together. They talked and argued like real people. I like that Henry and the studio workers were in the mix. I liked the Tony and Lee encounters/situations. The only thing I didn't like was the ending. It left me wanting more. Would recommend to anybody with an open mind.
harstan More than 1 year ago
It has been almost two months since Tony Foster fought any supernatural entities so he enjoys the respite especially with his promotion to the Trainee Assistant Director on the set of Darkest Night, a TV show starring a vampire detective. Tony finds life ironic that he works on a vampire show when his lover, best friend, and father figure Henry Fitzroy (baseborn son of King Henry VIII) is a real vampire.--------- Tony¿s hiatus from the supernatural ends when he learns from stunt woman Leah Barrett who doubles as a Demongate keeping her demon out of our world that the Demon Convergence has begun. It is a time when energies are moving is such a way that the barriers between earth and the Hells are penetrable. Leah is 3500 years old and because her demon master miscast a spell she has been protected and he unable to breach the ¿walls¿. If he gains access as it seems likely he will, the demon master will dominate the world of humanity. His minions are coming for Leah and Tony, who still remains a tyro when it comes to using his wizard powers. With the help of friends like Henry, Tony knows he will stand brave and strong trying to stop the demon horde.--------------- The hero has changed from a street hustler and prostitute to a courageous person willing to die to keep his friends and his world safe. This superb urban fantasy is at times funny, but mostly dramatic as there is plenty of action especially as Tony learns how to use his skills as he wars with demon assassins sent to kill Leah, considered by her kind as a traitor. Tanya Huff writes a spellbinding fascinating tale that fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Jim Butcher will enjoy.------------ Harriet Klausner
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I have read the Blood Series, and at this point, don't even remember how I found the Smoke series. I think I was excited to see there were more stories about Henry Fitzroy. I quickly learned that Henry was not the main character, and even better, Tony is! This series wonderful. Easily one of my favorites, and one of the few I insist on keeping in paper form after clearing out my book shelves. I feel for Tony as he struggles, cheer him on, feel his heartache poignantly, and laugh out loud even in public. I've reread them several times, and was excited to find the short story "See Me" today, which follows up two years after then end of "Smoke and Ashes". My only complaint? No more adventures on which to follow Tony and the cast and crew of Darkest Night.
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