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By Charlaine Harris


From the number one New York Times bestselling writer of the Sookie Stackhouse novels—“the Mark Twain of items that reside less than your bed”*—comes a brand new novel of dead night, Texas, the city the place a few secrets and techniques won't ever see the sunshine of day...
At Midnight’s neighborhood pawnshop, guns are flying off the shelves—only for use in surprising and dramatic suicides correct on the major crossroads on the town.
Who greater to determine why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, whereas translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes middle of the night the city it's. There’s a the reason is, witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, were attracted to this position.
And now they have to come jointly to forestall the bloodshed within the center of middle of the night. For if all hell breaks loose—which simply could happen—it will positioned the secretive city at the map, the place nobody wishes it to be...

*Houston Press

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First and foremost this have been incomprehensible to Fiji, yet now she acquired it. when you had the magic, the need and purpose may shape the phrases, or the sounds, to bend the magic to do what you sought after. She sought after Mamie to ignore dead night. She started to hum, relocating backward and forward a bit, as she compelled her will right into a magical channel and positioned Mamie on the finish of that channel. The magic shaped up properly and commenced flowing towards the outdated girl. Fiji held Mamie’s hand, and rocked and hummed, and after a time she grew to become conscious that Mamie’s legs have been quiet less than the white bedspread, and that Tommy and Suzie have been slumped of their chairs, asleep. Her magic had slopped over. no longer very specialist. not less than Fiji herself was once wide awake. She extricated her hand from Mamie’s and sat again. attending to her toes, she retrieved her handbag and tiptoed out of the room. as soon as within the vibrant corridor with its glowing linoleum and incessant bustle, Fiji breathed an extended sigh of aid. She had performed as Manfred had requested, and she’d given Mamie a few reduction. It wouldn’t damage Suzie and Tommy to compensate for their sleep, both. Fiji deserved a present, she felt. probably she’d cease by way of Sonic after she’d been to the grocer. She glanced at her watch and known as The Inquiring brain. Manfred responded. “Hey, I did it,” she stated. “She’s asleep and never dreaming approximately jogging to dead night. ” “Fiji, I owe you. ” “No, you don’t,” she acknowledged wearily. “And you could besides pack up. It’s just about time, besides, and no one’s going to return during this climate. ” “Okay. thank you back. ” Fiji obtained out her grocery checklist, learned she couldn’t get rid of buying any further, and drove to the shop. whilst she emerged from Piggly Wiggly, the temperature had dropped dramatically and it had began to rain. Fiji wanted she’d introduced a jacket so as to add to her long-sleeved blouse, and it's going to were even nicer if the fictitious jacket have been rainproof. She grew to become at the warmth within the motor vehicle. The rain elevated in depth as she drove towards dead night. It used to be pounding down as Fiji parked at the back of her condominium and ready to sprint to the again door. She accrued her fabric grocery luggage and handbag, braced herself up to she may, and dashed the fast distance to the again porch . . . purely to shriek and bounce again at colliding with another individual. Fiji and instructor Reed have been head to head, and he had his hand at the doorknob. He’d simply pop out of her condominium. “Teacher, what are you doing? ” she acknowledged, in what she notion was once a remarkably calm voice for somebody who’d been taken through entire shock. “Shit! ” He sounded simply as rattled as she had. “Were you in my condominium? ” It didn’t take place to Fiji to be afraid. She was once starting to be very indignant because the outrage sunk in. “I confess,” he acknowledged, creating a exhibit of placing his head. “I used to be on my manner down the road, and the rain begun. I acquired below your again porch, and that i knocked. simply type of absently, I grew to become the knob, and your again door used to be unlocked. So I went within the kitchen. ” This used to be a bit extra credible because the rain used to be pounding into the again porch, with approximately twelve inches of dry left.

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