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Monk, Devon

Works: 44 works in 206 publications in 1 language and 7,696 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Steampunk fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3613.O5293, 813.6
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Publications about Devon Monk
Publications by Devon Monk
Most widely held works by Devon Monk
Magic to the bone by Devon Monk( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
In this clever and compulsively readable debut, set in a magical analog of Portland, Ore., Allie Beckstrom is a Hound, able to trace a spell back to its caster. When a young boy is injured by a spell, Allie tracks it back to her estranged father, Daniel, a ruthless businessman who protests his innocence. Then someone magically disguised as Allie kills Daniel. Allie and sexy corporate operative Zayvion race against time to find the answers. Magic is common in this alternate universe, but using it always incurs a physical or mental cost, rendering it a commodity to be bought and sold, used and abused
Magic on the line : an Allie Beckstrom novel by Devon Monk( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
A rash of deaths in Portland causes Allie to believe they are due to magic. The new boss of the Authority organization refuses to believe magic has played any part in these deaths. Allie must decide if she is going to follow the Authority's rules or if she is going to find out who or what is responsible for the deaths
Dead iron by Devon Monk( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
"Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears ... In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy and carrying the guilt of his brother's death. Then he's offered hope that his brother may yet survive. All he has to do is find the Holder: a powerful device created by mad devisers-and now in the hands of an ancient Strange who was banished to walk this Earth. In a land shaped by magic, steam, and iron, where the only things a man can count on are his guns, gears, and grit, Cedar will have to depend on all three if he's going to save his brother and reclaim his soul once and for all.."--
Magic in the blood by Devon Monk( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
"Allison Beckstrom knows better than most that when magic's involved, nothing is free. She's had to pay its price of migraines and forgetfulness while working as a Hound, tracing illegal spells back to their casters. And even though magic has stolen her recent memory--including her history with the man she supposedly fell in love with--Allie isn't about to give up on Hounding or the city she cares about. Then the police's magic enforcement division asks her to consult on what seems to be a straightforward missing-persons case. But what begins as a way to make rent leads Allie into grave danger when the trail she's following draws her into the dark underworld of criminals, ghosts, and blood magic. There, Allie discovers it will take more than just magic to survive ..."--Page 4 of cover
Magic at the gate by Devon Monk( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Allie Beckstrom's lover, Zayvion Jones, is a Guardian of the Gate, imbued with both light and dark magic and responsible for ensuring that those energies don't mix. But Zayvion lies in a coma, his soul trapped in death's realm. And when Allie discovers that the only way to save Zayvion is to sacrifice her very own magical essence, she makes a decision that may have grave consequences for the entire world
Magic in the shadows by Devon Monk( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
"Magic is Allison Beckstrom's blessing and curse. As a Hound, she uses her gifts to track down practitioners who abuse their power, and then stops them from inflicting harm on unsuspecting innocents. Unfortunately her spells have taken a toll on her, physically marking her and erasing her memories--including those of the man she supposedly loves. But lost memories aren't the only things preying on Allie's thoughts. Her late father, the prominent businessman--and sorcerer--Daniel Beckstrom, has somehow channeled himself into her mind. With the help of the Authority, a secret organization of magic users, she hopes to gain better control over her own abilities--and find a way to deal with her father ..."--Page 4 of cover
Magic on the storm by Devon Monk( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Allison Beckstrom is committed to her work tracing illegal spells. Now, there's an apocalyptic storm bearing down on Portland, and when it hits, all the magic in the area will turn unstable and destructive
House immortal by Devon Monk( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Matilda Case isn't like most folk. In fact, she's unique in the world, the crowning achievement of her father's experiments, a girl pieced together from bits. Or so she believes, until Abraham Seventh shows up at her door, stitched with life thread just like her and insisting that enemies are coming to kill them all. Tilly is one of thirteen incredible creations known as the galvanized, stitched together beings immortal and unfathomably strong. For a century, each House has fought for control over the galvanized. Now the Houses are also tangled in a deadly struggle for dominion over death and Tilly and her kind hold the key to unlocking eternity. The secrets that Tilly must fight to protect are hidden within the very seams of her being. And to get the secrets, her enemies are willing to tear her apart piece by piece
Magic without mercy : an Allie Beckstrom novel by Devon Monk( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
When magic itself has been poisoned and her undead father may have left the only cure in the hands of a madman, Allie Beckstrom and her fellow renegades must elude the Authority to find the cure before they are no longer able to stop the sickness from spreading
Tin swift : the age of steam by Devon Monk( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
In steam age America bounty hunter Cedar Hunt finds himself saddled with a group of refugees, including the brother he once thought lost, and to keep them alive he must hunt a powerful weapon known as the Holder--a search that takes him deep into the savage underbelly of the young country and high into the killing glim-field skies defended by desperate men and deadly ships
Magic for a price : an Allie Beckstrom novel by Devon Monk( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
"For most of her life, Allison Beckstrom has used magic and accepted the heavy price it exacts. But now that all magic is poisoned, it's no longer just using people--it's killing them. With Portland about to descend into chaos, Allie needs to find a way to purify the wells of tainted magic beneath the city. But the only options left to her are grim: attempt to close down magic forever, or follow her father's plan to set magic into the right hands--even though she's learned to never trust his word. Now, Allie will have to make a choice and face the darkness of her own deepest fears, before time runs out for them all."--Page 4 of cover
Magic on the hunt by Devon Monk( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
"There aren't many girls who can say they've gone into the realm of death and lived to tell the tale. But to restore her lover Zayvion's soul, Allison Beckstrom had to pay a bitter price--and things are about to get worse ... It turns out the leader of the Authority, the council that decides what can--and can't--be done with magic, is being held hostage. But when the trail leads Allie and Zayvion to the secret prison where the Authority locks away magical criminals who are too dangerous to be held anywhere else, they find more than they bargained for. An undead magic user has possessed one of the prisoners, and he wants his freedom--and then some. Now Allie and Zayvion are the first line of defense against the chaos he's about to unleash on the city of Portland ..."--Page 4 of cover
Cold copper : the age of steam by Devon Monk( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
"Bounty hunter and lycanthrope Cedar Hunt vowed to track down all seven pieces of the Holder--a strange device capable of deadly destruction. And, accompanied by witch Mae Lindson and the capricious Madder brothers, he sets out to do just that. But the crew is forced to take refuge in the frontier town of Des Moines, Iowa, when a glacial storm stops them in their tracks. The town, under mayor Killian Vosbrough, is ruled with an iron fist--and plagued by the steely Strange, creatures that pour through the streets like the unshuttered wind. But Cedar soon learns that Vosbrough is mining cold copper for the cataclysmic generators he's manufacturing deep beneath Des Moines, bringing the search for the Holder to a halt. Chipping through ice, snow, and bone-chilling bewitchment to expose a dangerous plot, Cedar must stop Vosbrough and his scheme to rule the land and sky ..."--
Infinity bell : a House immortal novel by Devon Monk( Book )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
"A century ago, the eleven Houses united their far-reaching power, casting an uneasy peace over the world. But their treaty has been broken, and no one--not even the immortal galvanized--is safe...."--Cover, p. [4]
Crucible zero by Devon Monk( Book )
8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Matilda Case never thought of herself as a hero. But because she is galvanized--and nearly immortal in her stitched, endlessly healing body--she doesn't have much of a choice. Even if she doesn't want to save the world, she's the only one capable of traveling in time to do so. But her rescue attempt hasn't gone as planned. She's stuck in an alternate universe, and her world is in danger of disappearing. Worst of all, an unfathomably powerful man who can also travel through history doesn't want her to put things to rights. He's willing to wage blood war to stop Matilda, unless she surrenders a control of time to him. Now, with the minutes ticking, Matilda must make impossible decisions, knowing that one wrong choice will destroy her--and any chance of saving everything she loves ..."--Back cover
Hell bent by Devon Monk( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
"Instead of the deadly force it once was, magic is now a useless novelty. But not for Shame Flynn and Terric Conley, "breakers" who have the gift for reverting magic back to its full-throttle power. In the magic-dense city of Portland, Oregon, keeping a low profile means keeping their gifts quiet. After three years of dealing with disgruntled magic users, Shame and Terric have had enough of politics, petty magic, and, frankly, each other. It's time to call it quits. When the government discovers the breakers' secret, and its potential as a weapon, Shame and Terric suddenly become wanted men, the only ones who can stop the deadly gift from landing in the wrong hands. If only a pair of those wrong hands didn't belong to a drop-dead-gorgeous assassin Shame is falling for as if it were the end of the world. And if he gets too close to her, it very well could be."--Page 4 of cover
Stone cold by Devon Monk( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
"Marked by Life and Death magic, Shame Flynn and Terric Conley are "breakers"--Those who can use magic to its fullest extent. Most of the time, they can barely stand each other, but they know they have to work together to defeat a common enemy, rogue magic user Eli Collins. Backed by the government, Eli is trying to use magic as a weapon by carving spells into the flesh of innocents and turning them into brainless walking bombs. To stop him, Shame and Terric will need to call on their magic even as it threatens to consume them ..."-- From back cover
The mammoth book of vampire romance 2 by Trisha Telep( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
This bloodthirsty collection of vampire romance includes thrilling new stories from bestselling and award-winning authors such as Jordan Summers, Jaye Wells, Larissa Ione, and others
Magic to the bone by Devon Monk( file )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Using magic means it uses you back, and every spell exacts a price from its user. But some people get out of it by Offloading the cost of magic onto an innocent. Then it's Allison Beckstrom's job to identify the spell-caster. And when she finds a boy dying from a magical Offload that has her father's signature all over it, Allie is thrown into a world of black magic
Magic in the blood : an Allie Beckstrom novel by Devon Monk( file )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
When the police's magical enforcement division asks Allie to consult on a missing persons case, she finds herself drawn into an underworld of criminals, ghosts, and blood magic
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