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Roc and a Hard Place: Xanth Series, Book 19
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Xanth volume 19.
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Open Road Media 2019
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"Puns and playfulness reign supreme" as a demoness learns that big birds of a feather don't flock together in the New York Times–bestselling Xanth series (The Toronto Star).

Seeking a solution to a perplexing personal problem, the delectable Demoness Metria asks for help from the wise Magician Humfrey. But before he will help her, she must perform a perilous mission: Rove the length and breadth of Xanth in search of a suitable jury for the trial of Roxanne Roc, a notably noble and virtuous bird charged with a most improbable offense.

Exciting, exhilarating, and brimming with hilarious high jinks, Roc and a Hard Place is Xanth at its most enchanting.

"[A] lighthearted series . . . many outlandish characters, adventures, jokes and plays on words." —Publishers Weekly
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Piers Anthony. (2019). Roc and a Hard Place: Xanth Series, Book 19. Open Road Media.

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Piers Anthony. 2019. Roc and a Hard Place: Xanth Series, Book 19. Open Road Media.

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Seeking a solution to a perplexing personal problem, the delectable Demoness Metria asks for help from the wise Magician Humfrey. But before he will help her, she must perform a perilous mission: Rove the length and breadth of Xanth in search of a suitable jury for the trial of Roxanne Roc, a notably noble and virtuous bird charged with a most improbable offense.

Exciting, exhilarating, and brimming with hilarious high jinks, Roc and a Hard Place is Xanth at its most enchanting.

"[A] lighthearted series . . . many outlandish characters, adventures, jokes and plays on words." —Publishers Weekly
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Seeking a solution to a perplexing personal problem, the delectable Demoness Metria asks for help from the wise Magician Humfrey. But before he will help her, she must perform a perilous mission: Rove the length and breadth of Xanth in search of a suitable jury for the trial of Roxanne Roc, a notably noble and virtuous bird charged with a most improbable offense.

Exciting, exhilarating, and brimming with hilarious high jinks, Roc and a Hard Place is Xanth at its most enchanting.

"[A] lighthearted series . . . many outlandish characters, adventures, jokes and plays on words." —Publishers Weekly
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