By Melissa Marr

A captivating selection of brief tales that includes favourite characters from Melissa Marr’s bestselling depraved wonderful series.

Dangerous delivers and beguiling threats swirl jointly in a dozen tales of enchantments, darkish and lightweight, through manhattan occasions bestselling writer Melissa Marr. Uncanny and unforeseen creatures seem from in the back of trees, upward thrust from lower than the seas, or happen from seasonal storms to pursue the items in their realization – with amorous or sinister motive – relentlessly. From the light tones of a storyteller’s cadences to the fear of a blood sacrifice, stories of favourite characters from Marr’s depraved stunning novels combine with bills of latest characters for readers to fall in love with . . . or to worry. Lush, seductive, and chilling, Melissa Marr’s tales experience the unseen magic that infuses the area as we all know it.

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Nick ducked down, peeked back toward the pub. The bearded man still groped the woman, another man had stumbled outside puking, none of them were looking their way. Peter gave the pane a nudge with his foot and it popped open. The basement was a well of darkness. Peter looked up at Nick. ” Nick said. ” Nick took a quick step back as though from a viper. “Are you kidding me? ” A look of deep disappointment crossed Peter’s face. Nick was surprised to find this bothered him, that he cared at all what this wild kid thought.

Bennie had taken every cent. He’d have to find another way out of Brooklyn. Panic began to tighten his chest. Which way should he go? Marko could be anywhere, could be coming from any direction. Nick turned quickly and almost ran into Peter. Nick hadn’t even realized the boy had been following him. Peter’s eyes were full of mischief. ” Nick said. “Plan? ” Peter looked pleased. “They’ve got guns. They’re not fucking around either. ” Nick let out a harsh laugh. God, he thinks this is all some sort of game.

Said it’s gonna be a real horror show. I love horror shows. ” The limb above them shook and a host of leaves rained down. There followed a soft thump. Nick and Freddie saw him first. When Bennie and Jake caught their faces, they both jerked around. A boy, not much taller than Nick, stood on the pathway. He wore some sort of hand-stitched leather pants with pointy-toed boots sewn right into them. He also had on a raggedy tuxedo jacket, the old style, the kind with tails, with a black hoodie on underneath and a rawhide pack, almost a purse, strung across his chest.

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