By Michael Angel
"This shrewdpermanent, funny fable springs to existence from web page one..." -- Publisher's Weekly
Dayna Chrissie, the top Crime Scene Analyst for the LAPD, enjoys not anything greater than discovering the single clue which could remedy a crime.
The day she reveals a golden medallion on a physique that's been dumped at a downtown development website, she doesn't imagine a lot approximately it. until eventually that medallion transports her to the paranormal nation of Andeluvia. Dayna discovers that she's been summoned to unravel the homicide of the realm's king, ahead of warfare breaks out among Andeluvia and the Centaur Kingdoms.
When the path of proof leads from Andeluvia, again to los angeles, Dayna needs to convey all of her forensic ability to undergo which will remedy the case. the cost of failure? A conflict that may kill hundreds of thousands and devastate either lands.
Hope she works top stressed.
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When at last Hazel had got him back to the ditch, he refused at first to go underground and Hazel had almost to push him down the hole. The sun set behind the opposite slope. The wind turned colder, with a scatter of rain, and in less than an hour it was dark. All color had faded from the sky: and although the big board by the gate creaked slightly in the night wind (as though to insist that it had not disappeared in the darkness, but was still firmly where it had been put), there was no passer-by to read the sharp, hard letters that cut straight as black knives across its white surface.
Evidently there were nesting holes in the sheer face below them, for as the light grew they saw three or four martins dart out over the stream and away into the fields beyond. In a short time one returned with his beak full, and they could hear the nestlings squeaking as he flew out of sight beneath their feet. The bank did not extend far in either direction. Upstream, it sloped down to a grassy path between the trees and the water. This followed the line of the river, which ran straight from almost as far away as they could see, flowing smoothly without fords, gravel shallows or plank bridges.
At this moment, as he was still wondering what to say to them, he suddenly realized that something had lightened his spirits. What could it be? A smell? A sound? Then he knew. Nearby, across the river, a lark had begun to twitter and climb. It was morning. A blackbird called one or two deep, slow notes and was followed by a wood pigeon. Soon they were in a gray twilight and could see that the stream bordered the further edge of the wood. On the other side lay open fields. 8. The Crossing The centurion ...