By Peter Clines
Padlocked doorways. unusual lighting fixtures. Mutant cockroaches.
There are a few strange issues approximately Nate’s new house.
Of direction, he has different issues on his brain. He hates his task. He has no cash within the financial institution. No female friend. No plans for the long run. So whereas his new domestic isn’t excellent, it’s livable. The hire is low, the valuables managers are pleasant, and the abnormal little mysteries don’t nag at him an excessive amount of.
At least, now not till he meets Mandy, his neighbor around the corridor, and notices anything strange approximately her residence. And Xela’s residence. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.
Because each room during this outdated la brownstone has a secret or . Mysteries that reach again over 100 years. a few of them are in simple sight. a few are at the back of locked doorways. And all jointly those mysteries may possibly suggest the tip of Nate and his neighbors.
Or the tip of everything...
"A riveting apocalyptic secret within the variety of LOST."--Craig DiLouie, writer of THE an infection and THE KILLING FLOOR
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The airliner taxied on past the dark transport where Mondrick waited, to stop opposite the terminal building. Two or three businessmen got off, and a dreamily sedate honeymoon couple. Walraven strutted heavily down the steps at last, his brassy voice booming impressively as he told the pert little air hostess about his contacts in Washington. Walraven struck an inflated pose for the Star photographer, but he wouldn't be quoted on anything when Barbee tried to interview him. Off the record, he was planning a strategy conference with his great good friend, Preston Troy.
Dazzled from the flashbulbs, his sunken eyes roved fearfully across the faces before him and flickered apprehensively toward the waiting people beyond the two policemen, outside the terminal building. He must have seen his blind wife there, standing a little apart with her tawny dog, but he ignored her. He glanced back at his three companions around the heavy box, as if for reassurance. " He caught a gasping breath. " He gestured, with the jerky stiffness of desperate tension. "The world must be told—if the time for the telling is not already past.
Flashbulbs flickered in the windy gloom as he waited for the younger men to close in beside him and set down the heavy box. Barbee studied his face, revealed by the pitiless flashes. Mondrick, he saw, was a shattered man. Sam and Nick and Rex were tough. That burden of dread, whatever its origin, had merely drawn and sobered and hardened them. But Mondrick was broken. His weary, unsteady gesture betrayed nerves worn beyond the point of failure, and his sagging face was haunted. " His voice was low and hoarse, ragged.
14 by Peter Clines