By Christine Feehan
Born right into a global of ice, and slave to her evil father, Lara Calladine knew merely paralyzing worry as a child—and escaping along with her mysterious presents unbroken may be the simply approach to live to tell the tale her nice Carpathian historical past as a Dragonseeker. Human, but mage, she was once of the blood of 3 species but belonged to none. She walked her selected course by myself, guided via the knowledge of her aunts—to mixture in and allow nobody recognize of her ancestry and powers. and not belief someone. For past the frozen hell of her early life used to be an international of even better mysteries and dangers.
Today Lara is the prime professional within the box of ice cave examine world wide and the therapeutic microorganisms that thrive in them. She’s additionally looking for anything else: the resource of her nightmares—the chilly darkish corners of her early life. just one guy has the desire and the powers to assist her: Nicolas De l. a. Cruz, for whom centuries of searching and killing have lengthy for the reason that taken their toll. harmful and conceited, he nonetheless longs to suppose sensual love with no the starvation for blood. Now, among Lara and Nicolas, a tenuous belief has emerged, and a fondness neither has ever identified earlier than as a melody of darkish promise begins.
But as each one scales the treacherous land of the Carpathian looking for their previous, in addition they harbor a mystery which could retailer or break them. And as each one might be desirous of a brand new starting as lifemates, also they are haunted through the unknown hazards of a dismal curse.
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The clock’s pendulum swung back and forth. The mouse blinked, then gathered itself and dashed forward across the hardwood floor. That was when the cat pounced. It streaked from its hiding spot beneath the couch, and a heavy paw knocked the mouse sideways. The mouse skidded across the floor, rolled to its feet, and ran. A shadow passed over TWO AND TWENTY DARK TALES: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes it, and two paws came down on either side of it. The cat batted it across the floor, slamming it into something hard and slick.
And at the far end of the room, so immense it should not have fit, a grandfather clock of wood and gold and diamonds. Its base and sides were carved with runes that, Amarind knew from experience, made your vision blur if you stared at them too long. The clockface was carved of diamond, but had no arms. The pendulum and weights were solid gold, and despite the glass covering, the power leaking out of the clock was enough to make Amarind shiver. ” she said carefully. “I’m here,” the Witch said. And she was, sitting in the chair at the head of the table.
Hide? Draw the knife? ” and a noblewoman came into the library, giggling behind her handkerchief. She stopped giggling, stood in the doorway, and stared. King Cedric stopped short. After a long moment, he said, “Summon the guards, please. ” *** The guards recognized her at once. She saw it in their faces, in the way they hesitated before taking her by the arms, in the gentle way they escorted her through the halls. ” Kind Cedric looked at her over his shoulder, nothing uncertain in his glance. She glared back.
Dark Curse (Dark, Book 19) by Christine Feehan