Act of Providence


Act of Providence

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name = Act of Providence
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image_caption = Cover of the first edition
author = Joseph Payne Brennan and Donald M. Grant
illustrator = Robert Arrington
cover_artist = Robert Arrington
country = United States
language = English
series = Lucius Leffing
genre = Supernatural, Detective Novella
publisher = Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
release_date = 1979
english_release_date =
media_type = Print (Hardback)
pages = 222 pp
isbn = NA
oclc = 5035101
preceded_by =
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"Act of Providence" is a supernatural detective novella by Joseph Payne Brennan and Donald M. Grant. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,450 copies of which 350 were signed by the authors and the artist.

Plot introduction

The novella features Brennan's supernatural detective Lucius Leffing and is set during the first World Fantasy Convention in Providence, Rhode Island in 1975.

References

*cite book | last=Chalker | first=Jack L. | authorlink=Jack L. Chalker | coauthors=Mark Owings | title=The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998 | location=Westminster, MD and Baltimore | publisher=Mirage Press, Ltd.| pages=325 | date=1998
*cite book | last=Clute | first=John | authorlink=John Clute | coauthors = John Grant | title=The Encyclopedia of Fantasy | location=New York | publisher=St. Martin's Press| pages=139 | date=1997 | id=ISBN 0-88184-708-9


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