A Book of Tongues Volume 1 of the Hexslinger Series
Two years after the Civil War, Pinkerton agent Ed Morrow has gone undercoverwith one of the weird West's most dangerous outlaw gangs the troop ledby ""Reverend"" Asher Rook, ex-Confederate chaplain turned ""hexslinger,"" and hisnotorious lieutenant (and lover) Chess Pargeter. Morrow's task: get close enoughto map the extent of Rook's power, then bring that knowledge back to helpProfessor Joachim Asbury unlock the secrets of magic itself. Caught between apassle of dead gods and monsters, hexes galore, Rook's witchery, and theruthless calculations of his own masters, Morrow's only real hope of survivallies with the man without whom Rook cannot succeed: Chess Pargeter himself! ButMorrow and Chess will have to literally ride through Hell before the truth ofChess's fate comes clear the doom written for him, and the entire world,in A Book of Tongues.
ChiZine Publications 274 pages