Night Shift (A Novel of Midnight, Texas)

By Charlaine Harris


From the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of the Sookie Stackhouse novels—“the Mark Twain of items that dwell lower than your bed”*—comes a brand new novel of nighttime, Texas, town 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 higher to determine why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, whereas translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes dead night the city it's. There’s a for the reason that witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, were interested in this position.
And now they need to come jointly to prevent the bloodshed within the center of middle of the night. For if all hell breaks loose—which simply may happen—it will placed the secretive city at the map, the place not anyone wishes it to be...

*Houston Press

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Or what? ” He glanced over at Fiji, who used to be truly mulling over percentages. “I’ll discover, I’m sure,” Fiji stated. “Even if I’d really now not. ” “And your mom and dad picked a topic to call their young ones? ” It used to be time to lighten the ambience. “Beach people,” Fiji acknowledged, with a shrug. “They truly went to Fiji? ” “On their 7th anniversary. kept for 4 years. mother acquired pregnant with me whereas they have been there. ” “And Waikiki? ” “Third anniversary. ” He choked again fun. “Really? ” She attempted to not smile.

Huh,” acknowledged Bobo. He was once curious, too. “Interesting,” acknowledged Olivia. after which an old pickup pulled up out entrance of middle of the night Pawn, and an both historic guy unloaded a wide tin statue of a horse from the again. “I’ll go away you to all of the excitement,” Olivia acknowledged. “You higher get the door for him. ” “Thanks,” muttered Bobo whilst she’d long gone. After yet another longing glance around the highway at Fiji’s position, he moved quickly to open the door. because the outdated guy struggled into hour of darkness Pawn, Bobo spotted that Ravenwing was once knocking at Manfred’s door.

I bribed an orderly to pay attention and glance. extra days within the sanatorium, perhaps. Then domestic. ” He listened a few extra. “No, I don’t imagine you should come, Mr. Wicklow,” he acknowledged, making an attempt to not sound horrified by way of the belief. “Her subsequent of family members now could be her husband. He would possibly not wish you to determine her. You’re the boss, you’ll do what you will have, after all. but when you wait till she will get out of the sanatorium . . . alright, then, goodbye. ” “How’s Wicklow dealing with the placement? ” Madonna stated, popping her head out of the kitchen.

I’m stepping into. Do what you're keen on. ” She flicked her hand to teach how little she cared. She walked away, into the again door, and closed and locked it in the back of her. by some means Mr. Snuggly had beat her within. “I’m performed with him,” she instructed Mr. Snuggly. “I can’t dwell like this anymore. ” correctly, Mr. Snuggly stated not anything. within the bathe, you couldn't inform the water beating down from the tears. “Fiji,” Fiji instructed herself out loud, “you are a fucking fool. ” It used to be a tougher, harder witch who became off the water and toweled herself dry simply in time to unencumber front door.

Lemuel,” she acknowledged weakly. “I used to be the following final evening, yet you slept the full time,” Lemuel stated. “I comprehend you are going to recuperate. I talked to the health care professional myself. ” Her room used to be dim yet now not darkish, and she or he may possibly see his define opposed to the sunshine coming within the in part open door. “Lem,” she stated. “I nearly left you for sturdy. If he’d gotten an inch to the left or an inch to the precise . . . ” “And me sound asleep,” Lem stated bitterly. “No use to you in any respect. ” “He shot me,” she stated. “Fucking asshole. ” “He’s a useless asshole now,” Lemuel acknowledged.

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