[LMB] Sorcerous Architects (NO spoilers for most current Pen&Des)

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 15:10:49 BST 2017


On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 8:02 AM, Walter Bushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:

>
> > On Apr 5, 2017, at 3:17 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Mysteries make such a good counterpoint to SF/F, why not combine the
> genres?
>
> Been done. Komarr. _The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump_ by Turtledove is a
> nice
> romp in a parallel world where magic works. Inspector Fisher of the
> Environmental
> *Perfection* Agency runs into demonic trouble and so does his girlfriend.
>
> It’s like Komarr in that it is a romance and a mystery.
>
> --
>

I remember the Toxic Spell Dump. Lots of fun. When ordering dessert, don't
forget to balance your Devil's Food Cake with Angel Food Cake or you might
get weird side-effects through your day.
In which case, who the devil names their desserts like that?
Sylvia


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