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Idle Ingredients

, || Book 4 in the Sin du Jour series. Catering for a charismatic motivational speaker, the staff of the Sin du Jour catering agency find themselves incapacitated by a force from within their ranks.

Pride’s Spell

, || Book 3 in the Sin du Jour series. New York’s exclusive caterers-to-the-damned—find themselves up against their toughest challenge yet when they’re lured out west to prepare a feast in the most forbidding place in America: Hollywood, where false gods rule supreme.

Idle Ingredients

Catering for a charismatic motivational speaker, the staff of the Sin du Jour catering agency find themselves incapacitated by a force from within their ranks. A smile and a promise is all it took.

And for some reason, only the men are affected. It’s going to take cunning, guile and a significant amount of violence to resolve.

Another day of cupcakes and evil with your favorite demonic caterers.

Idle Ingredients is the fourth Sin du Jour Affair by Matt Wallace—available February 7th from Tor.com Publishing. You can also check out the first three stories in the series with The First Course, an ebook omnibus available now!

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Beyond Words Lies the Language of Storytelling

I’m seventeen years old and all the oxygen in my body has abandoned me, fleeing through every accessible membrane like rats mindlessly abandoning a Spanish galleon on fire. Someone has melted a dollar’s worth of dirty pennies over my tongue and I know when I spit the viscous copper taste from my mouth I’ll see my blood make a modern art masterpiece of the canvas-covered mat below. I’m praying I didn’t just shit myself, or if I did let it be a brief, momentary loss of bowel control, and for the first time I contemplate the correlation between rubber underwear worn by state-executed inmates and spandex-clad professional wrestlers.

Hazily I watch him waddle away, the four-hundred-pound Puerto Rican wrestler (who bills himself from Samoa) who just hurled every ounce of his frame through the air and squashed me between his bulk and the corner of the wrestling ring. I forgot to put space between my back and the turnbuckles at the last moment before impact. As a result, what should’ve felt like a rougher version of a metronome bobbing on its axis in fact felt much more like being in the middle of a brick wall threesome.

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Pride’s Spell

The team at Sin du Jour—New York’s exclusive caterers-to-the-damned—find themselves up against their toughest challenge yet when they’re lured out west to prepare a feast in the most forbidding place in America: Hollywood, where false gods rule supreme.

Meanwhile, back at home, Ritter is attacked at home by the strangest hit-squad the world has ever seen, and the team must pull out all the stops if they’re to prevent themselves from being offered up as the main course in a feast they normally provide…

Pride’s Spell is the third installment in Matt Wallace’s Sin du Jour series—available June 21st from Tor.com Publishing!

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Small Wars

The Sin du Jour procurement team has been tasked with acquiring a substantial cache of rare Welsh gold for a rather important event, but when they stumble upon rivals factions of the smallest warriors they’ve ever encountered, they’ll need to bring out the big guns if they’re to survive.

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Lustlocked

A Note from Tor.com Publishing: An aspect of Lustlocked explores David Bowie and the magical spaces that his art creates. As a result, Tor.com Publishing wishes readers to know that this novella was acquired about one year before Bowie’s passing, and that its release was not timed to coincide with any aspect of Bowie’s life. The intent of the story itself is, as always, left to the reader.

Love is in the air at Sin du Jour.

The Goblin King (yes, that one) and his Queen are celebrating the marriage of their son to his human bride. Naturally the celebrations will be legendary. But when desire and magic mix, the results can be unpredictable.

The staff of New York’s premier supernatural catering company has their work cut out for them in Lustlocked, Matt Wallace’s outrageous follow-up to Envy of Angels, available January 26th from Tor.com Publishing!

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Envy of Angels

In New York, eating out can be hell.

Everyone loves a well-catered event, and the supernatural community is no different, but where do demons go to satisfy their culinary cravings? Welcome to Sin du Jour—where devils on horseback are the clients, not the dish.

We’re pleased to present an excerpt from Envy of Angels, the first novella in Matt Wallace’s new Sin du Jour series—available in paperback, ebook, and audio format October 20th from Tor.com!

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