The Black God's Drums

by P. Djeli Clark (Author)
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Rising science fiction and fantasy star P. Djèlí Clark brings an alternate New Orleans of orisha, airships, and adventure to life in his immersive debut novella The Black God's Drums.

Alex Award Winner!

In an alternate New Orleans caught in the tangle of the American Civil War, the wall-scaling girl named Creeper yearns to escape the streets for the air--in particular, by earning a spot on-board the airship Midnight Robber. Creeper plans to earn Captain Ann-Marie?s trust with information she discovers about a Haitian scientist and a mysterious weapon he calls The Black God?s Drums.

But Creeper also has a secret herself: Oya, the African orisha of the wind and storms, speaks inside her head, and may have her own ulterior motivations.

Soon, Creeper, Oya, and the crew of the Midnight Robber are pulled into a perilous mission aimed to stop the Black God?s Drums from being unleashed and wiping out the entirety of New Orleans.

?A sinewy mosaic of Haitian sky pirates, wily street urchins, and orisha magic. Beguiling and bombastic!??New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld

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Publication date
August 20, 2018
Publisher
ISBN
9781250294708
File size
1 MB