Thursday, April 7, 2011

Excerpt from After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn published a generous excerpt from Carrie Vaughn's After the Golden Age. The same day, BookYurt published an interview with the author on her new book.

Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: Tor Books; (12 April 2011)
ISBN-10: 0765325551
ISBN-13: 978-0765325556

It’s not easy being a superhero’s daughter. The only daughter of Captain Olympus and Spark, the world’s greatest champions, Celia West has no powers of her own, and the most exciting thing she’s ever done is win a silver medal in a high school swim meet. Meanwhile, she’s the favorite hostage of every crime boss and super-villain in Commerce City. She doesn’t have a codename, but if she did, it would probably be Bait Girl, the Captive Wonder.

Celia has worked hard to create a life for herself beyond the shadow of their capes. But when her parents’ arch-enemy, the Destructor, faces justice in the “Trial of the Century,” Celia finds herself sucked back into the more-than-mortal world of Captain Olympus–and forced to confront a secret that she hoped would stay buried forever ...

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