Outside the Bones Lyn Di Iorio

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Outside the Bones  by  Lyn Di Iorio

Outside the Bones by Lyn Di Iorio
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Weaving Afro-Caribbean witchcraft rituals with the sixteen-year-old mystery of a womans disappearance, OUTSIDE THE BONES is an erotically charged ghost story set in both present-day New York and Puerto Rico. Lyn Di Iorios brilliant debut novelMoreWeaving Afro-Caribbean witchcraft rituals with the sixteen-year-old mystery of a womans disappearance, OUTSIDE THE BONES is an erotically charged ghost story set in both present-day New York and Puerto Rico.

Lyn Di Iorios brilliant debut novel takes a mesmerizing look at issues of race, class, power and greed.Fina is a big girl with a big mouth. Shes the neighborhood bruja, or spirit worker as she likes to call herself, casting spells for her neighbors in Manhattans Upper West Side.

She cant believe it, though, when she puts an accidental fufú--or spell--on Chico, the irresistible trumpet-player who lives upstairs.Chico recovers just as two women from his past turn up: his former beauty-queen lover and an attractive young woman claiming to be his long-dead daughter. Fina is not pleased. So she visits her mentor, Tata Victor Tumba Fuego, Master of Fire. He specializes in Palo Monte, the Afro-Caribbean magical art of controlling and manipulating spirits housed in cauldrons. The Ancient One, the oldest spirit working for Victor, wants a blood sacrifice from Fina, something she has managed to avoid.

We aint on the island no more, we dont sacrifice in the mountains of Africa or Cuba- we do it in our apartments. But she needs help, so shell do what it takes. All too soon she finds herself involved with a spirit whose quest for revenge cant be stopped.



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