Long Black Curl: A Novel of the Tufa
Date: May 2015
Duration: 10 hours 42 minutes
LongBlack Curl is the latest installment in Alex Bledsoe's acclaimedurban fantasy series, where magic is hidden in plain sight and age-oldrivalries simmer just beneath the surface.
In all the time the Tufa have existed, only two haveever been exiled: Bo-Kate Wisby and her lover, Jefferson Powell. They were castout, stripped of their ability to make music, and cursed to never be able tofind their way back to Needsville. Their crime? A love that crossed theboundary of the two Tufa tribes, resulting in the death of several people.
Somehow Bo-Kate has found her way back. She intendsto take over both tribes, which means eliminating both Rockhouse Hicks andMandalay Harris. Bo-Kate has a secret weapon: Byron Harley, a rockabilly singerknown as the "Hillbilly Hercules" for his immense size and strength, and whohas passed the last sixty years trapped in a bubble of faery time. He's readyto take revenge on any Tufa he finds.
The only one who can stop Bo-Kate is JeffersonPowell. Released from the curse and summoned back to Cloud County, even heisn't sure what will happen when they finally meet. Will he fall in love withher again? Will he join her in her quest to unite the Tufa under her rule? Orwill he have to sacrifice himself to save the people who once banished him?