The Wicked (Something Red, Book 2) by Douglas Nicholas

By Douglas Nicholas

The spell binding and hugely expected sequel to Something Red transports readers to the tough and enthralling international of thirteenth-century England, the place a bunch of not likely heroes battles an historical evil.

In the severely acclaimed historic fable Something Red, the younger warrior Hob, his mentor Jack, the magical Irish queen Molly, and her robust granddaughter Nemain travelled all over the place, combating shapeshifters, sorceresses, warrior priests, and otherworldly knights. Now, a brand new form of evil has come to stay in a citadel through the cold waters of the North Sea. males disappear and are came upon as horribly wizened corpses. Warriors trip out and go back less than a negative spell. in simple terms Molly, together with her therapeutic powers, can store the folk from a malevolent nobleman and his appealing, depraved spouse. As all are drawn into conflict, the younger Hob and his followed relatives needs to vanquish the darkish powers ahead of they themselves are defeated.

An unforgettable combination of delusion, mythology, and horror, The Wicked is simply as chilling, fantastically written, and traditionally wealthy as Something Red, drawing readers right into a international either magical and haunting—where not anything is ever because it turns out.

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In his darkest hours, he’d hated the driver of the other car and told himself he’d seek revenge against its survivor. < < < Ghost Radio • 45 >>> He imagined cutting the bastard’s head off with a machete, and feeding it to the stray dogs of Tijuana. But when he saw the focus of his hatred that first time, his anger melted away. He had no desire for revenge. He just saw another sad, wounded boy. A kindred soul. He looked forward to speaking to him again and even, perhaps someday, playing music together.

For a moment he thought he was hearing a medical show. He continued to listen. “If we can’t stop the hemorrhaging, this one’s gonna code on us,” said another voice farther away. I don’t like these shows, Gabriel thought. I’m going to change the channel. < < < Ghost Radio • 31 >>> “Where’s the remote? ” He heard laughing and a joke about couch potatoes that he didn’t understand. Then he sank back into the blackness. Wonderful, welcoming blackness. < < < chapter 8 > > > A VOIC E AT T H I RT Y T HOUSA N D F E ET Blackness .

The conversation frustrated him. For a while, he lay in bed and watched TV. He wasn’t enjoying it at all. He couldn’t believe the caravan of imbeciles that paraded around, submitting to the most ridiculous stunts imaginable. He fell asleep numbly contemplating the decomposing wasteland of late-night television. The next day, after a bland hotel breakfast, they got into the rented Ford and went to the hospital. Joaquin listened to the Dead Kennedys. Efficiency and progress is ours once more Now that we have the Neutron bomb It’s nice and quick and clean and gets things done.

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