Author Archive for Jenny Ertel

Finder: Voice

Finder Voice

Rachel Grosvenor needs to win official clan acceptance if she wants to help support her mixed-blood, fringe-dwelling family and safeguard her youngest sister’s future. So when her ring–and only official proof of clan eligibility–is stolen in a mugging, she goes…

Blacksad

A dead starlet. A kidnapped child. A blacklisted intellectual. Hardboiled P.I. John Blacksad knows better than to get personally involved in his cases, but fate seems disinclined to let him keep his distance. When politics, passion, and prejudice stir up…

The Story of Saiunkoku, vols. 1-4

Story of Saiunkoku 1

Frustrated by laws barring women from taking part in government, civic-minded Shurei Hong resigns herself to teaching the local youngsters and picking up whatever odd jobs she can to support herself, her archivist father, and their faithful retainer. So when…

The Finder Library: Volume 2

The five tales in this second collection may not appear to have much in common at first glance, but McNeil specializes in encouraging her appreciative readers to take a second (and third, and fourth…) look. A publicly-accessible virtual reality based…

Dengeki Daisy, vols. 2-6

As high-schooler Teru wrestles with whether or not to acknowledge what she does and doesn’t know about her mysterious friend and protector Daisy, whom she’s never “officially” met in person, and the cranky young school janitor Kurosaki who has drafted…

Cross Game, vols. 1-5

Cross Game 1

Fifth-grader Ko Kitamura’s family runs a sporting goods store down the street from the Tsukishima’s batting center and coffee shop. The two families and businesses have long been linked by Ko and the Tsukishima’s forthright second daughter (of four), Wakaba,…

Saturn Apartments, vols. 1-3

Saturn Apartments 1

As soon as he graduates from junior high, orphaned Mitsu follows in his late father’s footsteps and joins the workforce, cleaning the windows of the planet-ringing, low-orbit space station the Earth’s population now calls home. With the surface 35 kilometers…

Eyeshield 21, vols. 1-37

Eyeshield 21 vol 1

When wimpy shrimp Sena Kobayakawa’s lightning-speed legs get him drafted for his bottom-rung high school’s barely existent football team, he has no idea what he’s getting himself into. Or how it will change his life forever. Always on the hunt…

Drifters, vol. 1

Drifters vol 1

One minute, Shimazu Toyohisa is battling for his lord and his life on the bloody field of Sekigahara. The next, he finds himself standing in a narrow hallway before a bespectacled suit at a desk who abruptly shuttles the confused…

Gate 7, vol. 1

When Tokyo high-schooler and history fanatic Chikahito Takamoto’s long-awaited visit to the ancient city of Kyoto takes a turn for the bizarre, he’s understandably thrown for a loop. In a single step, the venerable shrine grounds vanish, replaced with a…

The Finder Library: Volume 1

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As a Finder, Jaeger is always searching for something: objects, people, answers. A wanderer by both inclination and necessity, he has nevertheless forged a few close, complicated relationships over the years and when chance allows or intuition compels, he retraces…