In this world, people can “work” others with magic. There are emotion workers, luck workers, dream workers, death workers, and transformation workers (and probably more). People wear charms to protect themselves from being worked, even though working is illegal. And everyone wears gloves since a simple brush of the hand or a finger can work you. Crime families aren’t the drug dealers or anything like that but the powerful worker families. Told from Cassel Sharpe’s point of view, this seems to be his story. And the story of the girl he’s loved since he was a child, Lila, the heir to the Zacharov crime family.
Author: Holly Black
US Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry
- White Cat
- Red Glove
- Black Heart