About The Book of Peril

As the custodian of the oracular bookstore Abernathy’s, Helena has faced any number of challenges in learning her new role. But when the store begins giving out false prophecies, Helena comes up against her greatest challenge yet: how can she fix Abernathy’s when she doesn’t truly know how it works?

Armed only with a few special talents and her desire to protect her magical charge, and with the assistance of her best friend Viv, her reluctant assistant Judy, and the enigmatic and handsome Malcolm Campbell, Helena must navigate the treacherous depths of the magical world, where secret enemies lurk behind illusions capable of fooling even the most powerful of magical entities. Helena is the only one who can see past those illusions, but will her abilities prove strong enough to save the oracle?

Reviews for The Book of Peril

This story is full of danger, intrigue, and mystery. Not only is this world complex but the characters are too, Helena is growing into her new life, just when she might lose it but she has plenty of help from her friends.

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Can Helena survive long enough to solve the mystery?

The Book of Peril (The Last Oracle #2) is a fantastical twisty sequel to The Book of Secrets! Helena’s stuck in a steep learning curve as she struggles her way through the custodian’s instruction manual, but she’s winging it, learning more about how the oracle works as she goes. Now Helena must contend with the oracle giving out duplicate and unasked-for auguries, origami-wielding bad guys, a stalker ex-boyfriend, an attractive ex-Navy SEAL, a potentially traitorous frenemy, and yet more fashion advice from her BFF, Viv. While Helena can see through the most [...]

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Cozy mystery meets urban fantasy in this follow up tale about a clever magical bookshop.

The book nerd in me connects emphatically with Helena, the realistic shy nerd heroine.

But oh the ending broke my heart. I am definitely going to need more books in this series.

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I enjoyed this book. It's quirky, fun and an easy read. I enjoyed the unusual storyline. Can't wait to read the next one. #TheBookOfPeril #NetGalley

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