By Sarah Rees Brennan
Mae has consistently considered herself as up to the mark, yet within the previous few weeks her lifestyles has appreciably replaced. She’s realized that her brother Jamie has magical powers—and Gerald, the recent chief of the Obsidian Circle, is attempting to cajole Jamie to hitch the magicians. Even worse…Jamie hasn’t instructed Mae a specific thing approximately any of it.Mae turns to brothers Nick and Alan to aid her rescue Jamie, yet they're at risk from Gerald themselves simply because he desires to scouse borrow Nick’s powers. Will Mae be capable to have the opportunity to save lots of all of them from the power-hungry magician’s devious capture?
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Mae took a quick, instinctive step back and her free hand found the doorknob, her palm suddenly sweaty against the cool juice glass. She’d always been a little jolted when she met Nick’s eyes, and it was worse now she knew why. His gaze was steady, his eyes not the windows to any soul but to another world, a world with no stars or moon, no possibility of light or warmth. Then he looked down at the piano keys and was again simply the best-looking guy she’d ever seen, with lashes lying feathery on high cheekbones, a sooty shock of hair such a dense black that it didn’t shine but always looked soft, and a full mouth that should have been expressive but somehow never was.
James,” she said, her hands folded in front of her. “Mavis. ” Her cool gaze traveled over Mae, making Mae acutely aware that her jeans were slimy from falling in that alley. Annabel probably didn’t like the corset top with the black lace and the pink ribbons that spelled out ALL WRAPPED UP IN ME either. Mae lifted her chin. “Yeah, it had everything I ask for in a party. Hard drugs. Casual sex. ” “Dancing,” said Jamie, and advanced on Annabel with intent. ” Annabel looked as if she would prefer to eat dirt, but she put her perfectly manicured hands in Jamie’s anyway.
Hey,” Mae said behind him. “I’d say I couldn’t help hearing, but—I really could have. I was just shamelessly invading your privacy. ” Seb spun around, going white beneath his summer tan. “Yeah,” he said shakily. “Yeah. ” Mae had known vaguely there was something going on with Seb’s home life, that he moved around a lot, but she hadn’t known there were foster parents. ” “Yeah,” Seb said again, a little less shaky this time. “Better than all right. The last few sets, not so much, but this lot have the works.
Demon's Lexicon 2 The Demon's Covenant by Sarah Rees Brennan
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