Deep Roots by Ruthanna Emrys audiobook

Deep Roots

By Ruthanna Emrys
Read by Gabra Zackman

Macmillan Audio

The Innsmouth Legacy: Book 2

12.10 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781427298584

"Wicked for the Cthulhu Mythos" —Seanan McGuire on the Innsmouth Legacy Ruthanna Emrys’ Innsmouth Legacy, which began with Winter Tide and continues with Deep Roots, confronts H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos head-on, boldly upturning his fear of the unknown with a heart-warming story of found family, acceptance, and perseverance in the face of human cruelty and the cosmic apathy of the universe. Emrys brings together a family of outsiders, bridging the gaps between the many people marginalized by the homogenizing pressure of 1940s America. Aphra Marsh, descendant of the People of the Water, has survived Deep One internment camps and made a grudging peace with the government that destroyed her home and exterminated her people on land. Deep Roots continues Aphra’s journey to rebuild her life and family on land, as she tracks down long-lost relatives. She must repopulate Innsmouth or risk seeing it torn down by greedy developers, but as she searches she discovers that people have been going missing. She will have to unravel the mystery, or risk seeing her way of life slip away.

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Summary

Summary

Among shortlisted titles for Locus Awards - Nominee, 2019

"Wicked for the Cthulhu Mythos" —Seanan McGuire on the Innsmouth Legacy

Ruthanna Emrys’ Innsmouth Legacy, which began with Winter Tide and continues with Deep Roots, confronts H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos head-on, boldly upturning his fear of the unknown with a heart-warming story of found family, acceptance, and perseverance in the face of human cruelty and the cosmic apathy of the universe. Emrys brings together a family of outsiders, bridging the gaps between the many people marginalized by the homogenizing pressure of 1940s America.

Aphra Marsh, descendant of the People of the Water, has survived Deep One internment camps and made a grudging peace with the government that destroyed her home and exterminated her people on land. Deep Roots continues Aphra’s journey to rebuild her life and family on land, as she tracks down long-lost relatives. She must repopulate Innsmouth or risk seeing it torn down by greedy developers, but as she searches she discovers that people have been going missing. She will have to unravel the mystery, or risk seeing her way of life slip away.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Emrys uses the beautiful structures of Lovecraft to make a bold statement about difference and culture. Booklist
Relevant and resonant. Publishers Weekly
Deeply felt, humane...exceptionally compelling. RT Book Reviews Top Pick, 4 ½ Stars
This is Wicked for the Cthulhu Mythos: never quite contradicting, but dancing through the shadows and dredging beautiful things out of the deep, pulling them, at last, into the light. Seanan McGuire, New York Times bestselling author of Every Heart a Doorway

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Author Bio: Ruthanna Emrys

Author Bio: Ruthanna Emrys

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 12.10
Audience: Adult
Language: English