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METAL SCREAMED AGAINST WOOD. . . .
This was it. Vicki was as sure of it as she’d ever been of anything in her life. She started to run. Fifty running paces from the corner something crossed her path. It slipped down the narrow drive between two buildings and when Vicki followed, she could see red taillights burning about a hundred yards away.
It smelled as if something had died at the end of the lane.
Vicki could hear a car engine running, movement against the gravel, and a noise she didn’t want to identify.
The evil that had lingered in the subway tunnel had been only the faintest afterimage of the evil that waited for her here.
Something shrieked and the sound drove her back a half a dozen steps. Ignoring the cold sweat beading her body and the knot of fear that made each breath a labored fight, Vicki forced herself forward again, turning on her flashlight.
Caught in the beam, a young man crouched, at his feet, a body, blood still draining from its ruined throat. The crouching man stood, his open coat spreading and bracketing him like great black leather wings. And then he was moving toward her. . . .
Also by
TANYA HUFF
SMOKE AND SHADOWS
SMOKE AND MIRRORS
SMOKE AND ASHES
 
BLOOD PRICE
BLOOD TRAIL
BLOOD LINES
BLOOD PACT
BLOOD DEBT
THE ENCHANTMENT EMPORIUM
THE QUARTERS NOVELS, VOL 1 omnibus:
SING THE FOUR QUARTERS | FIFTH QUARTER
NO QUARTER
THE QUARTERED SEA
The Keeper’s Chronicles:
SUMMON THE KEEPER
THE SECOND SUMMONING
LONG HOT SUMMONING
OF DARKNESS, LIGHT AND FIRE
The Confederation Novels:
A CONFEDERATION OF VALOR omnibus:
VALOR’S CHOICE | THE BETTER PART OF VALOR
THE HEART OF VALOR
VALOR’S TRIAL
WIZARD OF THE GROVE
omnibus
CHILD OF THE GROVE | THE LAST WIZARD
Copyright © 1991 by Tanya Huff.
 
All Rights Reserved.
 
 
DAW Book Collectors No. 850.
 
DAW Books are distributed by Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
 
All characters in this book are fictitious. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental.
 
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eISBN : 978-1-101-52599-9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Printing, May 1991
BOOK: 1 Blood Price
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