By John Birmingham
For enthusiasts of Jim Butcher and Kevin Hearne comes an action-packed new city delusion sequence that includes a tricky, bleakly humorous, down-on-his good fortune oil rig employee with an not likely future as a monster-slayer and savior of the planet.
“Monsters,” acknowledged Vince Martinelli. “There are monsters at the rig, Dave.”
Dave Hooper has a hangover from hell, a terrible ex-wife, and the fangs of the IRS deep in his facet. the very last thing he wishes is an explosion at paintings. a true explosion. On his off-shore oil rig.
But this is often no twist of fate, and regardless of the inside track experiences, Dave is familiar with that terrorists aren’t in charge. He is aware simply because he killed one of many things responsible.
When he wakes up in a health center mattress guarded by way of military SEALs, he realizes this is often greater than only a undesirable acid journey. Yeah, Dave’s had a number of. This journey is much weirder.
Killing a seven-foot-tall, tattooed demon has reworked the obese, balding safeguard supervisor into whatever else fullyyt. An honest-to-A$%& monster-slayer.
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For enthusiasts of Jim Butcher and Kevin Hearne comes an action-packed new city fable sequence that includes a tricky, bleakly humorous, down-on-his success oil rig employee with an not going future as a monster-slayer and savior of the planet.
“Monsters,” stated Vince Martinelli. “There are monsters at the rig, Dave. ”
Dave Hooper has a hangover from hell, a terrible ex-wife, and the fangs of the IRS deep in his part. the very last thing he wishes is an explosion at paintings. a true explosion. On his off-shore oil rig.
But this can be no coincidence, and regardless of the scoop studies, Dave is familiar with that terrorists aren’t responsible. He understands simply because he killed one of many issues responsible.
When he wakes up in a medical institution mattress guarded through military SEALs, he realizes this is often greater than only a undesirable acid journey. Yeah, Dave’s had a number of. This journey is much weirder.
Killing a seven-foot-tall, tattooed demon has reworked the obese, balding defense supervisor into anything else totally. An honest-to-A$%& monster-slayer.
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But she was not, November found, when she kissed her outside the restaurant, under the washed-out constellations. She tasted like flour, flour and salt. Their breasts pressed tight together between two fog-dewed overcoats, the ache of it half-painful and half-pleasant. Xiaohui took her to a little apartment above a grocery store, and they fell together just inside the doorframe, awkwardly, like great beasts too eager for niceties. She bit November’s lower lip, and there was blood between them then.
He would watch her angles under the strings, the crease of her legs beneath an immodest skirt, her lips moving against the glass. The little wet fog of her breath. She could almost tell what he looked like without turning her head: good black suit, a little too small, clutching his briefcase like a talisman, probably a little gray at the temples, no rings on his hands. They all looked like that. Sei turned, her blue hair brushing her hipbones. Good black suit, a little too small, clutched briefcase, freckles of gray in the hair.
It was not his fault that that simple thing instilled so much trust in him, so much instinctive, automatic familiarity. Lyudmila had locked herself out of her tall, narrow house, where her cats mewled in panicked sopranos from within. “That was my sister’s name,” he said softly as he put his eye to the lock in her brownstone, his lashes falling just inside the old metal. The woman spoke to him hopefully in Russian. This occasionally happened, and he dreaded it. He could speak no more than a few words now, those snow-slushed consonants and swallowed vowels having receded into the same icy mist as Novgorod.
Emergence (David Hooper, Book 1) by John Birmingham