After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn


For Celia West, being the daughter of the world's greatest superheroes should have been a dream come true, but without any superpowers of her own, her greatest claim to fame is that she's been kidnapped more than any other person in the world. Her family life while growing up was dysfunctional at best and as a teen, Celia eventually rebelled against her parents by running away and joining up briefly as a henchman with her parent's greatest nemesis, Destructor. Now that she's an adult, all she wants is to live a quiet life away from her parents and the superhero community, while pursuing a career in forensic accounting. When Celia is asked by the D.A. to assist in a tax evasion case against Destructor, she's reluctantly drawn back into the world of superheroes and super-villains. As the case proceeds, her carefully ordered life is turned upside down again by kidnappings, evil plots, romance and public humiliation, as her past association with Destructor is revealed. But as Celia unravels the threads of the current mystery, she uncovers the secret origin of all of the heroes and ultimately discovers her own kind of heroism. Check catalog for availability.

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