By Seanan McGuire
Now comes the second one within the series-from a dynamic new delusion expertise!
Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an interloper from delivery. once you have burned via either side of her historical past, Toby has denied the fae global, taking flight to a "normal" existence. regrettably for her, the Faerie international had different ideas...
Now her liege, the Duke of the Shadowed Hills, has requested Toby to visit the County of Tamed Lightning to ensure all is definitely together with his niece, Countess January O'Leary. it kind of feels like an easy sufficient assignment-until Toby discovers that somebody has started murdering humans with reference to January, and that if the killer isn't stopped, January could be the subsequent victim.
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We did,” I said. ” I shrugged. ” “It did, didn’t it? ” “Sometimes I wish a lot of things,” I said. She leaned back in the seat and opened her purse and got out a cigarette and lit it, then rolled down the window. She remembered I didn’t like ciga THE BLEEDING SHADOW ■ 29 rette smoke. I never had got on the tobacco. It took your wind and it stunk and it made your breath bad too. I hated when it got in my clothes. “You’re the only one I could tell this to,” she said. “The only one that would listen to me and not think I been with the needle in my arm.
38 ■ JOE R. LANSDALE “Yeah, well, catch the act now. ” “You bet you are,” said the big man. “Fat-ass behind the glass down there, he ain’t paying you enough to mess with me,” I said. ” “Uh-huh,” said the skinny one. It was then I seen the skinny guy pull a razor out of his pocket. I had one too, but razor work, it’s nasty. He kept it closed. Big guy with the gold tooth flexed his fingers and made a fist. That made me figure he didn’t have a gun or a razor; or maybe he just liked hitting people.
We found a bundle of bloody clothes hidden in the base of the fountain,” Dahlia said, and a ripple ran through the crowd. “If we hadn’t had to hide the body, if no one had called the police, we might never have found them. ” Joaquin held up the bloody bundle. The smell was really strong now, and the Weres’ upper lips pulled up in a snarl of distaste. Even Weres liked their blood fresh. Joaquin, with a certain amount of drama, shook out the gar ments, one by one. “Cedric, I believe these are yours,” he said.
A Local Habitation (October Daye, Book 2) by Seanan McGuire