It feels like it’s been eighty-four years, but A Genie Ruins Everything has an official release date: August 1st. It’s the third book in the Brooks & Smith series, and you can read the description below. If you’re a Kindle user, you can preorder now.

Phenomenal cosmic power… itty bitty moral compass.

After a decade spent working for an organization that turned out to be evil, Arturo Brooks and Edward Smith form their own paranormal detective agency. They’re not the only ones. The market is saturated, and Brooks and Smith can’t seem to carve out their space in it.

Following a chance encounter with a genie that doesn’t grant wishes so much as do whatever the hell it wants, the detectives’ reality changes drastically, for better and worse. To reconcile their original world with the new one, the detectives develop a checklist of what they want to keep from each, but their attempts to make it happen are jeopardized by a genie thieving venture capitalist and a newer, stupider detective in town.

The Brooks & Smith series follows paranormal detectives Arturo Brooks and Edward Smith as they become mired in increasingly bizarre adventures. A Genie Ruins Everything is its third standalone story.