By Kate Thompson
It's the latter a part of the twenty first century, and dramatic weather switch has made existence in eire virtually most unlikely. in the meantime, Tir na n'Og is confronted with a refugee challenge, and the king of the fairies isn't really chuffed approximately it and while it really is published that the warlord who's at the back of the matter is a member of the Liddy kin, JJ is distributed to variety him out...
Following on from the hot Policeman and The final of the excessive Kings, The White Horse Trick travels from the now to some distance far away futures: from world's finish to world's beginning..
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Stella Gemmell has a level in politics and is a journalist. She was once married to the the world over acclaimed and bestselling fable novelist David Gemmell and labored with him on his 3 'Troy' novels, concluding the ultimate publication, Troy: Fall of Kings, following his demise in 2006. Stella lives in East Sussex and writes in what used to be the dairy of 15th-century farmhouse. the town is her first solo novel.
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Apparently the man had decided to play for both teams at once. We Others cannot serve the Light and the Dark at the same time. But for people it's simpler. That's the way most of them live anyway. Then . . then Victor's killing might not be a coincidence. Zabulon could have found out that Prokhorov was helping us and taken his revenge by killing Prokhorov's son. But not with his own hands, of course. Or the other way round. It was a sad thought, but Geser could have given the order to eliminate Victor.
Of course. But even so? ' Geser frowned. 'Twenty years ago the young man's father was identified as a potential Light Other. A rather powerful one. He declined initiation, and said he wanted to remain a human being. He sent the Dark Ones packing straight away. But he maintained a certain level of contact with us. ' I nodded. Yes, it was a rare case. It's not often that people reject all the opportunities that Others have. 'You might say that I feel guilty about Prokhorov senior,' Geser said.
No, I know you're going to London, but what for? To study? ' Egor snorted. 'Why not in Moscow? One stone jungle is the same as any other . . ' I asked, knowing what the answer would be. ' Now it was my turn to gape in surprise. ' Egor chuckled. Well, would you believe it! But then, it was an excellent disguise for an Other. Even for an uninitiated one - they still have minor powers that exceed normal human abilities. They're natural stage magicians and conjurors. ' I said sincerely. ' Egor sighed.
The White Horse Trick (The New Policeman Trilogy, Book 3) by Kate Thompson