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Minimum Wage Magic

By: Rachel Aaron
Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
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The DFZ, the metropolis formerly known as Detroit, is the world’s most magical city with a population of nine million and zero public safety laws. That’s a lot of mages, cybernetically enhanced chrome heads, and mythical beasties who die, get into debt, and otherwise fail to pay their rent. When they can’t pay their bills, their stuff gets sold to the highest bidder to cover the tab.

That’s when they call me. My name is Opal Yong-ae, and I’m a Cleaner: a freelance mage with an art history degree who’s employed by the DFZ to sort through the mountains of magical junk people leave behind. It’s not a pretty job, or a safe one - there’s a reason I wear bite-proof gloves - but when you’re deep in debt in a lawless city where gods are real, dragons are traffic hazards, and buildings move around on their own, you don’t get to be picky about where your money comes from. You just have to make it work, even when the only thing of value in your latest repossessed apartment is the dead body of the mage who used to live there.

Author’s note: This is the first in a new series set in the same universe as my Heartstrikers books, but you don’t need to have heard those stories to enjoy this one. Minimum Wage Magic was written to stand by itself, so if you haven’t listened to the others, don’t worry! I wrote this book with you in mind. Thank you so much for listening!

©2018 Rachel Aaron (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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loved it

wonderfully written, Preformed beautifully..

interesting new story line, told in a way that made me smile , laugh but most of all go there.

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Fun

We loved the Nice dragons finish last series written by Racheal Aaron and were not disappointed in this new series.
Set in same world but some years later.
Lots of fun and looking forward to next book in the series.

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definitely give it a go

I went out on a limb from this book just because no one talks about it, but it's a brilliant listen and trust me you'll also love the follow ups. Rachel Aaron us a brilliant author and Emily Woo Zeller is the perfect narrative. together, they captive the best possible way for Opal to sound and feel. I couldn't imagine anyone else narrating.

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Enjoyable read

An enjoyable new foray into the Detroit Free Zone of the “Nice Dragons Finish Last” universe, but lacking the complexity and humour of the Heartstriker books. There are two protagonists as opposed to a clan of dragons and the narrative was interesting but less complex. That said, I look forward to book two.

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Should read if you want a change from usuall

Greats story, its different, MAGIC system is different. Great plot, a mixture of tecnology and magic

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