By Lara Adrian
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Savannah Dupree is a freshman learning at Boston college on an entire scholarship. yet educational excellence is just one of her presents. Savannah possesses anything much more amazing than her quickly brain and insatiable interest for studying. With an easy contact, she will be able to see an object's past--a ability that places her existence at risk, whilst her experiences convey her into touch with a centuries-old English sword and the negative mystery hidden in the blade's historical past.
In all his 300 years of dwelling as one of many Breed, vampire warrior Gideon by no means dreamed he'd see the blade back that spilled his younger brothers' lives a long time in the past in London. Ever because the boys' deaths, Gideon's been on a private quest to rid the area of Rogue vampires, yet now he can't support considering if the brutal slaying was once whatever extra sinister--an act perpetrated through an unknown enemy. An enemy who's it sounds as if dwelling in hiding someplace in Boston. There's one convinced solution to end up Gideon's suspicion, however it will suggest utilizing blameless, talented Savannah to assist discover the total truth--a fact that would shatter every thing she understands approximately herself and the realm round her. And with hazard remaining in from each side, the eagerness that ignites among Gideon and Savannah will tempt them to danger their hearts and lives for a love that may simply final an eternity....
(This 40,000-word novella, a prequel to the nighttime Breed sequence, was once formerly released in its entirety in The dead night Breed sequence Companion, additionally on hand now in e-book and paperback.)
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Thick waves of it frame his thin face and black mustache. He’s ﬁfty-two, and with one exception, I would THE LAUGHING CORPSE 33 still rather have him backing me in a dangerous situation than anyone else I know. We shook hands, we always do that. His grip was ﬁrm and dry. He grinned at me, ﬂashing very white teeth in his brown face. ” I grinned back. ” He walked in, and I locked the door behind him, habit. ” He dropped into a near-perfect imitation of his wife’s scolding voice, a much thicker Mexican accent than his own.
Even teenagers with automatic pistols fear things you can’t stop with bullets no matter how good a shot you are. Silver-plated bullets will harm a vampire, but not kill it. It will kill a lycanthrope, but not a zombie. You can hack the damn things to pieces, and the disconnected body parts will crawl after you. I’ve seen it. It ain’t pretty. The gangs leave the Sen˜ora’s turf alone. No violence. It is a place of permanent truce. There are stories of one Hispanic gang that thought it had protection against gris-gris.
A very basement of a basement. There were three doors, two to the right, one to the left that were just doors. 52 LAURELL K. HAMILTON One door had a shiny new padlock on it. As we walked past it, I heard the door sigh as if something large had leaned against it. I stopped. ” Enzo had stopped when I stopped. Dominga and Manny had rounded a corner, and we were alone. I touched the door. The wood creaked, rattling against its hinges. Like some giant cat had rubbed against the door. A smell rolled out from under the door.
A Touch of Midnight (Midnight Breed, Book 0.5) by Lara Adrian