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SOMETHING BRUSHED AGAINST THE LIVING ROOM WINDOW—
Vicki straightened. The large ground level windows of the basement apartment had always been a tempting target for neighborhood kids. She walked over and flicked on the floor lamp. With luck, enough of the brilliant white light would spill out into the night and she’d actually be able to see the little vandals before they ran.
She paused at the window, one hand holding the edge of the curtains, the other the cords of the venetian blind. This close, Vicki could hear that something was definitely rubbing against the other side of the glass. With one smooth, practiced motion, she threw the curtain aside and yanked the length of the blind up against its top support.
Pressed up against the glass, fingers splayed, mouth silently working, was her mother. Two pairs of eyes, an identical shade of gray, widened in simultaneous recognition.
Then Vicki’s world slid sideways for a second.
My mother is dead. . . .
SMOKE AND SHADOWS
SMOKE AND MIRRORS
SMOKE AND ASHES
THE ENCHANTMENT EMPORIUM
THE QUARTERS NOVELS, VOL 1 omnibus:
SING THE FOUR QUARTERS I FIFTH QUARTER
THE QUARTERED SEA
The Keepers Chronicles
SUMMON THE KEEPER
THE SECOND SUMMONING
LONG HOT SUMMONING
OF DARKNESS, LIGHT AND FIRE
WIZARD OF THE GROVE omnibus
CHILD OF THE GROVE I THE LAST WIZARD
The Confederation Novels
A CONFEDERATION OF VALOR omnibus:
VALOR’S CHOICE I THE BETTER PART OF VALOR
THE HEART OF VALOR
And watch for Torin Kerr’s latest adventure, coming
Copyright © 1993 by Tanya Huff.
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First Printing, November 1993