By K. A. Tucker
Evangeline has spent her teenage years in obscurity. Her foster mom and dad have the emotional flair of robots and her classmates slightly recognize her life. approximately to show eighteen and feeling like a social pariah, she is desirous to connect to a person. someone. whilst Evangeline meets Sofie after actually stumbling upon her café, she believes she’s came across that connection. keen to do whatever to maintain it, she accepts a task as Sofie’s assistant and drops every thing to fly to new york, the place she is thrust right into a sumptuous global of Prada, diamonds, and unlimited funds. With such generosity and kindness, it’s effortless for Evangeline to brush off sure oddities . . . like Sofie’s erratic and occasionally violent habit, and the sizeable shield canines. She’s even prepared to push aside her vibrant goals of mob-style murders, attractive homeless humans dwelling in caves, and white-eyed demons that hang-out her each one evening as figments of her imagination—especially while a kind of figments is the attractive Caden. while she wakes up with chew marks on her neck, the fairy story fast becomes a nightmare. She slowly unravels the secret surrounding Sofie and neighbors, and the truth of the bites and the “dreams.” What she discovers is way extra mysterious and poor than whatever she can have imagined. In a global the place everybody has intent to lie for private achieve, Evangeline needs to make a decision which deception is least prone to get her killed.
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And some nights you just don’t want to fight yourself anymore, so you pick someone else to fight. 01 7/29/04 12:01 PM Page 27 6 W E ENDED UP standing at the far side of the parking lot, where trees grew in a tall, thin line. Fast-growing maples, with their yellow leaves, dancing in the October wind. My hair was so tight in its French braid that the wind could do little with it, but Micah’s hair streamed around his face, like a thick, dark cloud. He’d taken off his glasses, and the streetlights made his eyes very yellow, even with the green shirt on, as if they reflected the light differently than they should have, or would have, if they’d been human eyes.
He’d come with that smile, and I still didn’t understand it, but I knew that he used it less and less, and usually only when I was being silly. Even I knew I was being silly, but I couldn’t seem to help it. He was too perfect, so I had to poke at it. Our relationship worked too well, so I had to see if I could break it. Not really break it, but see how far it would bend. I had to test it, because what good was something that couldn’t be tested? Oh, hell, that wasn’t it. The truth was that if I let myself I could be happy with Micah, and it was beginning to get on my nerves.
Yeah! I looked up and met Nathaniel’s gaze. I expected him to look pleased, or happy, or a lot of things, but that wasn’t what was on his face. In fact, I couldn’t read the expression on his face. It was serious again, but other than that . . we stood there, staring at each other, while I tried to figure out what was happening, and I think he tried to work up to saying something. But what? What had him all serious-faced? ” then the next song came on. It was fast, with a beat, and I was so out of there.
Anathema (Causal Enchantment, Book 1) by K. A. Tucker