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By Tom Holt

Colin Hollinghead is a tender guy going nowhere quick. operating for his dad may have gave the impression of a good suggestion on the time, yet beginning on the backside within the widget-making has by some means misplaced its charm. And now the enterprise is in difficulty. at the least his father has a plan to show issues around - a brand new workforce that may increase revenue margins and safe the company's destiny for eternity. The deal seems to be nice on paper, yet they do say that the satan is within the element - and the outdated rogue definitely appears to be like thinking about a few means. Colin wishes aid. possibly his new pal from J.W. Wells & Co. (Practical and potent Magicians, Sorcerers and Supernatural experts) may also help. glowing with wit and oozing allure, Tom Holt's new comedian caper will satisfaction his readers and end up as soon as and for all that going to paintings can really be hell.

And now the company is in difficulty. at the least his father has a plan to show issues around - a brand new workforce that would enhance revenue margins and safe the company's destiny for eternity. The deal seems to be nice on paper, yet they do say that the satan is within the aspect - and the outdated rogue definitely appears to be like excited by a few potential.

Colin wishes aid. probably his new buddy from J.W. Wells & Co. (Practical and potent Magicians, Sorcerers and Supernatural specialists) can help.

Sparkling with wit and oozing appeal, Tom Holt's new comedian caper will pride his readers and turn out as soon as and for all that going to paintings can truly be hell.

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