This is a story of how the unfortunate Dahlia became a detective. Sort of.
The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone
I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Everything starts with a party, a pirate and a Bejeweled Spear of Infinite Piercing (and I didn’t even had to double check the name of it).
Jonah, a rich boy who likes to play an MMORPG called “The kingdom of Zoth” needs to get back his freshly acquired spear that disappeared, supposedly stolen. He decides to hire Dahlia to find it. Since she has no money and no prospects of finding a job in near future, Jonah’s proposition of $2000 for just talking to someone, seems great. She accepts the offer. Little does she know where it will lead her. Continue reading “Spears, games and spider demons”