By James Treadwell
The second one novel in an astonishingly creative myth trilogy that started with the seriously acclaimed Advent
If there's something Gavin Stokes is familiar with, it's that anything unimaginably risky has again to the area. A mad puppy runs amok, a mermaid floats within the bay, and a wild beast stalks the geographical region. He and others make a similar unusual declare: magic has back. All indicators element to it.
Now, Gavin's aunt has disappeared. a tender woman who's been accused of homicide vanishes from a locked cellphone. She is at huge someplace in an unlimited barren region. in the meantime, a desolate baby leaves the house that has stored her secure all her existence and moves out into the unknown. And a mom, part mad with grief for her misplaced son, units off to discover him.
There is a spot the place all their trips meet. yet a person is observing the roads . . .
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White deer. I was just comin’ over the gap and saw one runnin’ through the woods ahead of me. Tried to follow, but it was too fast. ” David exchanged glances with Fionchadd. ” The boy nodded toward the pool. ” David folded his arms. ” The visitor slipped off the backpack and scooped a hand into the pool, then cocked a thick black brow. ” His eyes were brown and penetrating—and, for the moment, full of humor. David sniggered and was surprised to find himself echoed by Fionchadd. ” David glanced toward his Faery companion.
Nor did he know what he was in a mood for, what with the emotional (and almost literal) roller coaster he’d just gotten off of. First meeting that girl—the marvelous Eva whose very name filled him with an excitement he had never known; who made him wonder if perhaps even he, skinny Alec McLean, might at last be about to join the ranks of the amorously experienced. And then having the whole thing ruined by a real-and-true fight with his number-three best buddy. The whole thing made his head hurt.
And you’re the asshole that made me so mad I did! Shit, man, I’ve had it with you! I’m sick of all this secret stuff. You can take your goddamn secret and walk! ” Alec stared at him incredulously. ” “The hell I’m not! Get out! ” Alec sighed and opened the door. It wasn’t that far to MacTyrie, and who needed jerks like Darrell anyway? Guys that wouldn’t take you at your word, and then went off the deep end and tried to kill you, and then blamed it all on you when they got the shit scared out of them.
Anarchy: A Novel by James Treadwell