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Murder of Angels
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Caitlin R. Kiernan is the author of nine novels, including Silk, Threshold, Low Red Moon, Murder of Angels, Daughter of Hounds, and The Red Tree. Her award-winning short fiction has been collected in six volumes, including Tales of Pain and Wonder; To Charles Fort, With Love; Alabaster; and, most recently, A is for Alien. She has also published two volumes of erotica, Frog Toes and Tentacles and Tales from the Woeful Platypus. Trained as a vertebrate paleontologist, she currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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"[Kiernan's] punk rock prose...makes "Angels" fly." -"Entertainment Weekly" "Lyrical and earthy, "Murder of Angels" is that rare book that gets everything right." -Charles de Lint "Kiernan's best book to date, joining her always prodigious gift for language with a wrenching, compelling story." -"Locus" From Publishers Weekly ?Returning from "Touch the Dark" and "Claimed by Shadow," Cassie Palmer has finally become Pythia, the supernatural community's all-knowing oracle. She's struggling with her new powers (such as shifting back and forth through time) and is stuck between good and evil factions of the paranormal community. Her main concern, though, is to figure out how to reverse a pesky spell that threatens her independence: the geis, once placed on her for protection, is now trying to bind her to the handsome master vampire, Mircea, with results detrimental to them both. The only solution is to find the fabled book that has the counterspell?find it in space and time. Cassie?in her struggles between her passionate need for independence, her burgeoning feelings for Mircea and her conflicts with her new role as Pythia?is a well-rounded character, and the intensity and complexity of the plot puts her through her paces physically, emotionally and psychically.? "[Kierna From Publishers Weekly aReturning from "Touch the Dark" and "Claimed by Shadow," Cassie Palmer has finally become Pythia, the supernatural communityas all-knowing oracle. Sheas struggling with her new powers (such as shifting back and forth through time) and is stuck between good and evil factions of the paranormal community. Her main concern, though, is to figure out how to reverse a pesky spell that threatens her independence: the geis, once placed on her for protection, is now trying to bind her to the handsome master vampire, Mircea, with results detrimental to them both. The only solution is to find the fabled book that has the counterspellafind it in space and time. Cassieain her struggles between her passionate need for independence, her burgeoning feelings for Mircea and her conflicts with her new role as Pythiaais a well-rounded character, and the intensity and complexity of the plot puts her through her paces physically, emotionally and psychically.a "[Kiernan's] punk rock prose...makes "Angels" fly." -"Entertainment Weekly" "Lyrical and earthy, "Murder of Angels" is that rare book that gets everything right." -Charles de Lint "Kiernan's best book to date, joining her always prodigious gift for language with a wrenching, compelling story." -"Locus"

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