By Seanan McGuire
Now comes the second one within the series-from a dynamic new fable talent!
Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an intruder from delivery. once you have burned through each side of her history, Toby has denied the fae international, backing out to a "normal" existence. regrettably for her, the Faerie global had different ideas...
Now her liege, the Duke of the Shadowed Hills, has requested Toby to visit the rustic of Tamed Lightening to ensure all is easily together with his niece, Countess January O'Leary. it kind of feels like an easy adequate assignment-until Toby discovers that somebody has all started murdering humans with reference to January, and that if the killer isn't stopped, January could be the subsequent sufferer.
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Publisher: daring Strokes Books
Publication Date: 2010-06-15
Number of Pages: 288
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Extra resources for A Local Habitation (October Daye, Book 2)
He walked over to the couple and exam ined them with minute care. ” Dahlia’s shoulders might have relaxed a fraction. ” It was Dahlia’s turn to work, and she looked Gerhard over from stem to stern. ” Cedric said, “You may examine me, Katamori,” though no one had sug gested this. Katamori glanced at Joaquin, got no signal either way, and moved over to Cedric. He’d give Cedric a thorough examination, Dahlia knew. Katamori had never been fond of Cedric. “I can’t find any on Cedric’s clothes,” Katamori said.
And then Tootie started to sing, and the hair on the back of my hands and arms stood up. The air in the room got thick and the lights got dim, and shadows crawled out of the corners and sat on the couch with me. I ain’t kidding about that part. The room was suddenly full of them, and I could hear what sounded like a bird, trapped at the ceiling, fluttering fast and hard, looking for a way out. Then the music changed again, and it was like I had been dropped down a well, and it was a long drop, and then it was like those shadows were fold ing around me in a wash of dirty water.
I hope not,” he said. ” “Cold hasn’t affected him much,” muttered Cop Two. He was trying to keep his eyes off the vampires, but he kept darting glances in their direction. Dahlia could feel Katamori’s body shake with amusement. Humans were so silly about nudity. “No, no, you two are okay. ” asked Cop One, smiling broadly. “Only ours,” Dahlia said, trying to purr. She did a credible job. “Probably a prank call,” said Cop One. “Sorry we’re interrupting your evening. ” That was interesting, but they had to stay in character.