Who are The Incrementalists? Publishers Weekly explains: “In this philosophical and inventive urban fantasy, Brust (the Vlad Taltos series) and White (In Dreams Begin) introduce the eponymous secret society, which has existed for millennia with a startlingly humble mission. The Incrementalists use their 40,000-year collective memories for ‘meddlework’ —identifying people at turning points in history and manipulating them to try to make the world a little better.” Join Steven Brust and Skyler White as they share their infectious literary glee with readers.
In a Victorian Ireland of magic, poetry, and rebellion, Ida Jameson, an
amateur occultist, reaches out for power-but captures Laura Armstrong, a
modern-day graphic artist, instead. When Ida channels Laura into the
body of celebrated beauty and Irish freedom-fighter Maud Gonne, Laura
falls in love with the young poet W. B. Yeats. Their love affair
entwines with Irish history and weaves through Yeats' poetry- until Ida
discovers something she wants more than magic in the subterranean spaces
between Laura's time and her own. With Laura's Irish past threatening
her orderly present, she and Yeats must find a way to make their love
last over time, in changing bodies...or lose each other forever.