By Steve McHugh
There are a few things even a centuries-old sorcerer hesitates to challenge…
When Nathan Garret's good friend seeks his support investigating a bloody serial killer, the development of bad crimes ends up in a creature of natural malevolence, born of hatred and darkish magic. regardless of all his powers, Nate fears he could be overmatched. but if evil ambitions these he cares approximately and he's faced by way of dire threats either outdated and new, Nate needs to demonstrate a mystery from his lately remembered previous to remind his enemies why they need to worry him as soon as more.
Born of Hatred, set in smooth London with old flashbacks to America's previous West, keeps the darkish city delusion of Crimes opposed to Magic, the acclaimed first ebook within the gritty and action-packed Hellequin Chronicles.
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So it hadn’t been my fault, but my choices had been limited to taking Nathaniel and possibly killing him, or letting Jason take one for the team. He’d been happy to do it. Very happy. And strangely our friendship had survived it, but every once in a while I couldn’t pretend it hadn’t happened, and that made me uncomfortable. “I love the fact that I can make you blush, now,” he said. ” He laughed, but there was something in his eyes that was more serious than laughter. ” I didn’t like how suddenly serious he was.
I think he wanted her to seduce an alpha of another pack that he wanted to own. She refused, and instead of taking it out on her, he took it out on me. ” “All lycanthropes heal fast,” I said. “I seem to heal faster than most, not as fast as Chimera did, but close. He thought it had something to do with how easily we could both go from one form to another. ” “Makes sense,” I said. My voice was utterly calm, as if we were talking about the weather. The trick to hearing awful memories is not to be horrified.
He touched my face, gently. ” I frowned, then laughed, then frowned again. ” “I may be your Nimir-Raj and a dominant, but, Anita, I spent years at the mercy of Chimera. He was crazy and a sociopath. 01 7/29/04 12:01 PM Page 26 26 LAURELL K. HAMILTON grown. It showed his profile for a moment, and because I was in the mood to pick, I asked something I’d been debating on for weeks. I traced the bridge of his nose. “When I first met you, your nose looked like it had been badly broken. ” “Yes,” and his voice was soft when he said it.