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Starter villain

Scalzi, John 1969- (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780765389220
  • ISBN: 0765389223
  • Physical Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Tor Publishing Group, 2023.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Inheriting your uncle's supervillain business is more complicated than you might think. Particularly when you discover who's running the place. Charlie's life is going nowhere fast. A divorced substitute teacher living with his cat in a house his siblings want to sell, all he wants is to open a pub downtown, if only the bank will approve his loan. Then his long-lost uncle Jake dies and leaves his supervillain business (complete with island volcano lair) to Charlie. But becoming a supervillain isn't all giant laser death rays and lava pits. Jake had enemies, and now they're coming after Charlie. His uncle might have been a stand-up, old-fashioned kind of villain, but these are the real thing: rich, soulless predators backed by multinational corporations and venture capital. It's up to Charlie to win the war his uncle started against a league of supervillains. But with unionized dolphins, hyper-intelligent talking spy cats, and a terrifying henchperson at his side, going bad is starting to look pretty good. In a dog-eat-dog a cat"--
Subject: Inheritance and succession Fiction
Good and evil Fiction
Corporations Fiction
Uncles Fiction
Supervillains Fiction
Genre: Science fiction.
Humorous fiction.

Available copies

  • 22 of 28 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terryville Public Library. (Show)


  • 2 current holds with 28 total copies.
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Terryville Public Library F SCA (Text) 34028154965249 Adult New Fiction Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC SCA (Text) 33120152858855 Adult New Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library NEW SF SCALZI (Text) 34030148542696 Adult New Science Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF SCA (Text) 33260000603374 Adult New Available -
Brookfield Library F/SCALZI (Text) 34029154526577 Adult New Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport SF SCALZI (Text) 34000151494689 Adult New Fiction On order -
Deep River Public Library F Scal (Text) 36039153324419 Adult New Fiction Available -
Derby Neck Library SF SCA (Text) 34046155836680 Adult New Fiction Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron FIC SCA (Text) 33400154594926 Adult Fiction Available -
Easton Public Library SF SCALZI, JOHN (Text) 37777155337272 Adult Science Fiction Available -

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