Shadow, an ex-convict, is hired to serve as a bodyguard for the mysterious Mr. Wednesday as he travels cross country to visit his colleagues and associates. Soon, Shadow realizes that Wednesday is no ordinary man, and their journey is no ordinary road trip.
This volume collects two of Leiber's best-known dark fantasy stories: one about a celebrated professor who discovers that his wife's magical powers are responsible for his success, and one about a San Francisco writer who falls under a strange curse.
The first installment in the Gentleman Bastard series features daring swindles, wild getaways, and a band of thieves who pull elaborate cons on the city's most powerful citizens. Fantasy fiction meets Ocean's 11.
Henry and Clare meet, fall in love, and get married, though not necessarily in that order, in this quirky love story about a man with a DNA mutation that causes him to travel through time without any control where -- or when -- he goes.