Masquerade in Lodi By Lois McMaster Bujold
Book/Novel Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
Book/Novel Title: Masquerade in Lodi
Bastards Eve is a night of celebration for most residents in the canal city of Lodi — but not for sorcerer Learned Penric and his Temple demon Desdemona, who find themselves caught up in the affairs of a shiplost madman, a dangerous ascendant demon, and a very unexpected saint of the fifth god.This novella falls between Penrics Fox and Penrics Mission in the internal chronology of the Penric & Desdemona tales.Bujold couldn’t characterize badly if threatened with a firing squad.- BooklistBujold is not just a master of plot, she is a master of emotion.- SF SiteBujold continues to prove what marvels genius can create out of basic space operatics.- Library JournalBujold is one of the best writers of SF adventure to come along in years.- Locus MagazineA superb craftsman and stylist, Ms. Bujold is well on her way to becoming one of the great voices of speculative fiction.- Rave ReviewsBujold has a gift, nearly unique in science fiction, for the comedy of manners.- Chicago Sun TimesBujold’s “work remains among the most enjoyable and rewarding in contemporary SF.”- Publishers WeeklySuperb far-future saga.- Publishers Weekly, on the ‘Vorkosigan’ seriesLois McMaster Bujold was born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio State University, from whom she picked up her early interest in science fiction.She now lives in Minneapolis, and has two grown children.She began writing with the aim of professional publication in 1982.She wrote three novels in three years; in October of 1985, all three sold to Baen Books, launching her career. Bujold went on to write many other books for Baen, mostly featuring her popular character Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family, friends, and enemies.Her books have been translated into over twenty languages.Her fantasy from Eos includes the award-winning Chalion series and the Sharing Knife series.