The Bone Magician

by F. E. Higgins

0 avg rating
Book 95 of 182 in the Best Young Adult Fantasy Books
3 votes 0 comments

Pin Carpue is on his own in the world. His mother is dead and his father is missing after being labeled a suspect in a rash of murders. Pin finds a job working for the local undertaker as a body watcher, making sure people are really dead before they're buried. The body he's supposed to be watching tonight is currently surrounded by three people engaged in a most unusual ceremony. An old man, a bone magician, and his young female assistant are waking a woman so her grieving fiancé can have one last goodbye with her. Pin can't believe it will work, but then the dead woman sits up and speaks.
Pin is determined to discover how the magic works. He cannot believe they are raising the dead. He cannot believe his father is a murderer. Then Pin himself nearly becomes the killer's next victim.
As this mysterious tale unfolds with delicious creepiness, Pin will learn more about the bone magician, the girl Juno, and a hideous creature called the Gluttonous Beast that is kept in a local tavern where people pay for a glimpse of it.

Other books in series

Readers Also Liked

by Frances Hardinge
by Neil Gaiman
by Jenny Nimmo
by F. E. Higgins
by Philip Reeve

The Bone Magician ranks on the following lists

leave a comment



0 comments
Popular Lists with The Bone Magician
Best Young Adult Fantasy Books
Best Young Adult Fantasy Books Ranked 95 out of 182 182 Books 6180 Voters
Best Fantasy Audiobooks
Best Fantasy Audiobooks Ranked 47 out of 67 67 Books 1184 Voters
Juvenile Fantasy Books
Juvenile Fantasy Books Ranked 62 out of 108 108 Books 451 Voters

Find Us on Facebook