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Never Knew Another

Never Knew Another

The Dogsland Trilogy, Vol. 1

Trade Paperback - $14.99
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ISBN: 9781597802154
Published: 02/01/2011

Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Powell's, or Baen

ISBN: 9781597802987
Published: 02/01/2011

J. M. McDermott delivers the stunning new novel, Never Knew Another— a sweeping fantasy that revels in the small details of life.

Fugitive Rachel Nolander is a newcomer to the city of Dogsland, where the rich throw parties and the poor just do whatever they can to scrape by. Supported by her brother Djoss, she hides out in their squalid apartment, living in fear that someday, someone will find out that she is the child of a demon. Corporal Jona Lord Joni is a demon’s child too, but instead of living in fear, he keeps his secret and goes about his life as a cocky, self-assured man of the law. Never Knew Another is the story of how these two outcasts meet.

Never Knew Another is the first book in the Dogsland Trilogy

“McDermott’s method is complex…there’s significant power here and it’s drawn from both the author’s literary and pulp interests.”
— Strange Horizons

“If you’re tired of your typical fantasy and want something different, check out [J. M. McDermott]”
— Bibliophile Stalker

“Relentless, dark, and dangerous — A rare kind of clarity inhabits McDermott’s prose… a breath of fresh air in the sometimes moldy room that is traditional fantasy fiction.”
— Jeff VanderMeer, Realms of Fantasy

“McDermott… belongs in libraries where literary fantasy in the tradition of Gene Wolfe, A. A. Attanasio, and Gabriel García Márquez is popular.”
— Library Journal