By Kevin J. Anderson
Ever because the mammoth Uneasy unleashed vampires, werewolves, and different undead denizens at the international, it’s been hell being a detective—especially for zombie PI Dan Chambeaux. taking up the creepiest of instances within the Unnatural area with a human legal professional for a associate and a ghost for a female friend, Chambeaux redefines “dead on arrival.” yet simply because he used to be murdered doesn’t suggest he’d go away his consumers within the lurch. along with, zombies are so reliable at lurching.
Now he’s again from the lifeless and again in business—with a caseload that’s downright unnatural. A resurrected mummy is suing the museum that placed him on reveal. witches, sufferers of a curse long past extraordinarily flawed, search restitution from a writer for no longer utilizing “spell check” on its magical tomes. And he’s bought to determine a truly own query: who killed him?
For Dan Chambeaux, it’s all in a day’s paintings. (Still, does every body need to name him “Shamble”?) humorous, clean, and impossible to resist, this cadaverous caper places the PI in RIP … with a vengeance.
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Lucian was standing in front of her—another impossibility. No way could he have gotten from the courtyard to where she was that fast. The whole house had been between them. Jaxon attempted to bring the gun around to point at him. She heard his soft laughter very close to her ear. " He swept the gun from her hand, taking possession easily, and swung her into his arms, cradling her against his chest, his upper body leaning forward to shelter her from the rain. " He asked it with that same note of mild amusement that always did something peculiar to her heart.
The crack of its neck was loud in the night air. Then Lucian leaped away from the animal. It bellowed loudly, shape-shifting again so that it was once more a man, its head flopping hideously to one side, its discolored teeth snapping and gnashing at Lucian. Jaxon could see that Lucian's powerful hands had broken its neck, yet the creature was somehow still extremely dangerous. She squeezed the trigger and saw the hole blossom in the center of the repulsive forehead even as Lucian seemed to disappear for a moment.
At once the rain drenched her, the wind so cold she began to tremble. She barely noticed. Her eyes were adjusting to the darkness, seeking her target. At first she could see nothing. A jagged bolt of lightning arced across the sky, lighting the courtyard below. She could see Lucian standing completely motionless in the very center of the immense patio. Several yards away from him a second figure cloaked in along black cape stood in deeper shadows. She found that her eyes seemed to adjust quickly to the lack of light, giving her excellent night vision, and her acute hearing, new and odd to her, picked up the strange conversation between the two men.
Death Warmed Over by Kevin J. Anderson