The Secret Chapter (The Invisible Library Novel #6) (Paperback)
A Librarian’s work is never done, and Irene is summoned to the Library. The world where she grew up is in danger of veering deep into chaos, and she needs to obtain a particular book to stop this from happening. Her only choice is to contact a mysterious Fae information-broker and trader of rare objects: Mr. Nemo.
Irene and Kai make their way to Mr. Nemo’s remote Caribbean island and are invited to dinner, which includes unlikely company. Mr. Nemo has an offer for everyone there: he wants them to steal a specific painting from a specific world. But to get their reward, they will have to form a team, including a dragon techie, a Fae thief, a gambler, a driver, and the muscle. Their goal? The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, in an early twenty-first-century world, where their toughest challenge might be each other.
"Surrender to the sheer volume of fun that appears on every page."--Starburst
"A breath of fresh air....A book in which to wallow."--The Guardian (UK)
"Such clever, creepy, elaborate world building and snarky, sexy-smart characters!"--N. K. Jemisin, author of The Fifth Season
"A dazzling bibliophilic debut."--Charles Stross, Hugo Award-winning author of the Laundry Files series
“A historical mashup of detectives, libraries, and fantasy characters revolving around time-traveling librarian spies. A delicious mix.”—Library Journal