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   Dry Water, by Eric S. Nylund  
  Novel, first publication in May 1997 , latest edition in May 1998
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      His precognition has been of little use to Larry, but it shows him a vision of his future with Linda the C.P.A.: a stultifying routine until he dies. Larry flees to New Mexico, where he's greeted by a lightning storm with a personal interest in nailing him and the knowing ghost of gunslinger Matt Carlson. Caught in a duel between a necromancer and a witch, Larry's own sorcerous ability blossoms, and he makes the contest for power three-sided. The prize is the potent substance called dry water, which enables the possessor to change the world's past, present, and future. Eric Nylund conveys his vision so clearly that you'll taste the Silver Bullet's chiles rellenos and smell the mesquite smoke hanging in the mountains of Seco County.


    There is water pooled deep within the earth--a forbidden spring that flows through the history of humankind.There is a reborn ghost town in New Mexico where real phantoms congregate--along with artists, shamans, witches. . .and all manner of evil.Lightning has chased Larry Ngitis to this place where he will be called upon to do the impossible. Because the death of everything is rapidly approaching--unless Larry can turn the wheels of the world in the right direction.DRY WATER is a novel of wondrous thing that reshapes time and many realities--from the awesome imagination of Eric S. Nylund, a truly great contemporary American Fantasist.

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  • Ghosts - Specters - Spirits - Haunting
  • Magic - Magicians - Sorcerers - Witches - Wizards
  • Telepathy - Mind Reading - ESP - Psionics - Psychic
  • Urban Fantasy

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