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We continue with Gun Witch, Book 1 of the “Tooth & Claw” series, a paranormal adventure about the movers and shakers in Earth’s extensive supernatural criminal underworld.
Monica King, a young witch, has dreamed of being murdered by the foul creatures called the Scaravae (the origin of our modern tales of both vampires and werewolves) ever since she was a little girl. A child of the streets who’s trained herself in the arts of magic and combat, Monica is finally ready to take the fight to the enemy, but though she’s used to working alone she’s going to need some help.
Over the last couple of excerpts she’s met with a contact of hers, Dillon, at a cafe where he’s brought her a bag of something she needs to start her war…
“I was just leaving,” Monica said,”unless you want to make sure you received your money first.”
“Nah, I trust you,” Dillon said.
“Don’t make a habit of that,” she said. She grabbed the duffel, felt its weight, and with a moment’s concentration closed her eyes and scryed the bag’s contents, so within a few seconds she knew he’d given her just what she’d asked for. “There are too many untrustworthy characters out there these days.”
Without another word she pushed open the glass door and left the cafe. She felt Dillon’s eyes on her as she went, and as the door was closing she used a minor enchantment to make out the words he uttered under his breath.
“Tell me about it…” he said.
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