Debut Showcase – Wickedly Dangerous

Wickedly Dangerous Cover

Wickedly Dangerous
by Deborah Blake
Berkeley Publishing
Mass Market Paperback or Ebook

Known as the wicked witch of Russian fairy tales, Baba Yaga is not one woman, but rather a title carried by a chosen few. They keep the balance of nature and guard the borders of our world, but don’t make the mistake of crossing one of them…

Older than she looks and powerful beyond measure, Barbara Yager no longer has much in common with the mortal life she left behind long ago. Posing as an herbalist and researcher, she travels the country with her faithful (mostly) dragon-turned-dog in an enchanted Airstream, fulfilling her duties as a Baba Yaga and avoiding any possibility of human attachment.

But when she is summoned to find a missing child, Barbara suddenly finds herself caught up in a web of deceit and an unexpected attraction to the charming but frustrating Sheriff Liam McClellan.

Now, as Barbara fights both human enemies and Otherworld creatures to save the lives of three innocent children, she discovers that her most difficult battle may be with her own heart…

I wish I could say that Debut Showcases were back for good. Deborah wrote reviews for Debuts and Reviews for quite a while, and I have long planned to showcase her fiction debut. I am intrigued by the mixture of the strange old legend, fey boundaries, the enchanted RV and of course, the polymorphed dragon. Plus, who can resist an Irish sheriff?

6 Thoughts to “Debut Showcase – Wickedly Dangerous”

  1. I feel like I woke up it is was suddenly 2009 again…

    Does sound kinda cool. Definitely an unusual morph for a dragon!

    1. I wish! Those were the days … Maybe this is something I can do from time to time. I still like reading debuts, after all, although this will be the first one I’ve read in quite a while.


    That really looks intriguing; enough so to work itself by my usual reluctance with much urban/modern fantasy. {Smile, wink}


    1. That was my thought as well!

  3. I’ve heard of this book! Lisa Shearin mentioned that it was coming out. I didn’t make the connection with Debutes and Reviews, and I should have, because I think one of the discussion threads went into Babba Yaga. (Should I be embarrassed about not recognizing someone I only met in cyberspace?) Congratulations Deborah! 🙂

    1. I remember the conversation–it was with Deborah, I think, and not too long ago.

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