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The Portable Door by Tom Holt1
In Your Dreams by Tom Holt2
Earth, Air, Fire and Custard by Tom Holt3
You Don't Have to Be Evil to Work Here, But it Helps by Tom Holt4
The Better Mousetrap by Tom Holt5
May Contain Traces of Magic by Tom Holt6
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Sausages by Tom Holt7

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J. W. Wells is a leading company dealing in magic of all sorts.   The freehold on the property 70 St. Mary Axe is owned by goblins, who are related to at least one of the partners.   Greedy beyond most people's dreams of avarice, they are stunningly ruthless employers of unsuspecting applicants.

The name and location of the company were inspired by the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Sorceror 

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