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A Local Habitation (October Daye, Book 2) by Seanan McGuire

By Seanan McGuire

Now comes the second one within the series-from a dynamic new delusion expertise!

Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an intruder from delivery. after you have burned through each side of her background, Toby has denied the fae international, backing out to a "normal" lifestyles. regrettably for her, the Faerie international had different ideas...

Now her liege, the Duke of the Shadowed Hills, has requested Toby to visit the County of Tamed Lightning to ensure all is definitely along with his niece, Countess January O'Leary. it kind of feels like an easy adequate assignment-until Toby discovers that somebody has started murdering humans on the subject of January, and that if the killer isn't stopped, January could be the subsequent victim.

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Why would he want you to hear something makes you almost sick . . ” She shook her head. “I don’t know. ” “I wouldn’t,” I said. ” “You heard it. I figure it only gets worse. ” “Yeah,” she said, putting the record back in the paper sheath. “I know. But it’s so strange. ” “What I wonder is what I was wondering before. ” “I think he’s proud of it. There’s nothing like it. It’s . . ” “I’ll give it that,” I said. ” “Because I don’t think he’s right. I think he needs help. I mean, this . . ” “But yet, you want to play it all the way through,” I said.

That’s good enough,” she said. “Find out what this is all about. ” “It’s just bad sounds,” I said. ” “Never mind. ” “Don’t try and tell me you’ve heard anything like this. That listening to it didn’t make you feel like your skin was gonna pull off your bones, that some part of it made you want to dip in the dark and learn to like it. Tell me it wasn’t like that. Tell me it wasn’t like walking out in front of a car and the headlights in your face, and you just wanting to step out there even though it scared the hell out of you and you knew it was the devil or something even worse at the wheel.

I forgot all about the gig that night,” Tootie said. “I sat here until morn­ ing playing. By noon the next day, I sounded just like that record. By late afternoon, I started to get kind of sick. I can’t explain it, but I was feeling that there was something trying to tear through somewhere, and it scared me and my insides knotted up. “I don’t know any better way of saying it than that. It was such a strong feeling.

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