By Ilona Andrews, Nalini Singh, Meljean Brook, Sharon Shinn
Stories of alpha angels...from 4 alpha authors.
They jump in the course of the evening, unearthly creatures of legends and lore. 4 masters of city myth and paranormal romance discover the rapture of the heavens above, and the darkness under in 4 all-new tales of angels and guardians, and stable and evil.
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The barber is asleep in one of the two chairs, snoring underneath a striped towel. I decide to rest awhile in the other chair. I have always been drawn to barbershops: Their relaxed and luxurious atmosphere, the sense of privilege one feels while being expertly shaved, the temporary sanction of selfindulgence, the fragrance of soap and pomade—all combine in a feeling of extraordinary well-being. Barbers are also much admired as conversationalists, well versed in the day’s opinions and events. As I let myself down in the chair, the barber whips off the 44 Love Among the Particles & Other Stories towel and levers himself into an upright position.
But perhaps a barber and his wife are not crew, per se, but enjoy some other status. But what of the musicians, the entertainers, the hydrologist, the coatroom attendant, the metaphysicians, the magicians, and the newspapermen—they 46 Love Among the Particles & Other Stories dine with the ordinary seamen and lesser officers in the mess. But are they obliged to do so? “I have never set foot inside the mess,” says Peggy, reading my mind. “In fact, since coming here as a bride, I haven’t left this deck except once—for a fitting.
Imagine the fly out of its amber and powerless to annoy men or please itself among its kind! To have escaped his time by the intervention of the grave robbers’ impious hands, to be dead among the living and a joke—this is the Mummy’s bitter and melancholy exile. This is why the Mummy desires nothing more than to return to Egypt and his tomb where he can sink into a waking dream—a sensory twilight easier to endure.
Angels of Darkness by Ilona Andrews, Nalini Singh, Meljean Brook, Sharon Shinn