Stiletto: A Novel

Stiletto: A Novel

by Daniel O'Malley

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Overview

"Satisfying and spellbinding....I just loved this book."—Charlaine Harris

When two secret organizations are forced to merge after years of enmity and bloodshed, only one person has the fearsome powers—and the bureaucratic finesse—to get the job done. Rook Myfanwy Thomas must broker a deal between two bitter adversaries:

The Checquy—the centuries-old covert organization that protects society from supernatural threats, and...

The Grafters—a supernatural threat.

But as bizarre attacks sweep London and threaten negotiations, old hatreds flare. Surrounded by spies, only the Rook and two women who absolutely loathe each other can find the culprits before they trigger all-out war.

STILETTO is a novel of preternatural diplomacy, paranoia, and snide remarks from an author who "adroitly straddles the thin line between fantasy, thriller, and spoof." (Booklist)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316228022
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Series: Rook Files Series , #2
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 51,001
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Daniel O'Malley graduated from Michigan State University and earned a Master's Degree in medieval history from Ohio State University. He then returned to his childhood home, Australia, where he works for the Transport Safety Bureau, writing press releases for government investigations of plane crashes and runaway boats.

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Stiletto: A Novel 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It had been so long since I read The Rook, but Stilleto got me caught up in the story quite easily. Surprisingly hilarious too. Looking forward to more from Mr. O'Malley.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The characters were not quite as warm and realistic as the original in the Rook, but a great story nonetheless.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The writer does not rest on any laurels.... The aftermath of Eook is well thought out an proves that "life goes on.":Can't wait for the next one!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice blend of action, likeable characters and witty prose
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the first book, Rook, and Stiletto is just as good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the writung if this author! He kept me interested throughout the whole book. Hope to read other great works from this author in the future.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just wish the names weren't so difficult to pronounce! Aside from that, the book was great!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Absolutely wonderful!
toomanybooksCP More than 1 year ago
I LOVED this book! It was tongue in cheek, at times absurd, and despite the grim story, made me smile. I highly recommend it. And David O'Malley, can't wait for your next book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
His books really are a fun read. Great sense of humor and some well-written characters.