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Harry Shannon's A Host of Shadows PDF

By Harry Shannon

ISBN-10: 1888993820

ISBN-13: 9781888993820

"Everyone includes a shadow," wrote analyst Carl Jung, "and the fewer it truly is embodied within the individual's wakeful lifestyles, the blacker and denser it is."

Few people see the shadow with any readability. flip round for a peek, it slips away. Our violent, sexually tinged fantasies are indulged frequently in darkened theaters, savored in eerie prose, celebrated in tune, occasionally reluctantly encountered in the depths of a reoccurring nightmare. after we do glance not easy at one, lengthy sufficient to acknowledge it as our personal, the adventure can problem truth. we will be able to then decide to develop into wiser consequently - or spin completely out of control...

what number fragments of a shattered replicate may perhaps you research and nonetheless survive?

during this assortment, his first in approximately ten years, award profitable writer Harry Shannon supplies us twenty 3 brief tales, a few released right here for the 1st time.

"Master craftsmanship." - CEMETERY DANCE

"Shannon is a author who's no longer afraid to stroll into the Shadows and drag the issues residing there kicking and screaming into the light." - Brian Keene

"Harry Shannon takes age-old issues and provides them a brand new and fearsome chunk. Vividly learned, his writing is managed, guaranteed, and choked with the type of spooky surroundings that used to make you conceal your head less than the mattress covers on wind-wracked nights." - Tom Piccirilli

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Consider yourself lucky. ’ Cassie took a breath, absorbing the news. Not drugs, then. Not poison. Maybe something that could help her … ‘So I can do this instead? ’ Her eyes lit as relief swept through her. ‘No,’ Sir Alric said abruptly. ‘This is a one-off. What you saw in the case is all that exists. There is no question of you having it all. You will learn to feed. ’ The despair returned in double measure, her brief new hopes crushed. Taking advantage of her stunned silence, Sir Alric stood up.

Cassie giggled. ‘We all have our problems. ’ Isabella sighed. ‘I’m not sure which is worse …’ CHAPTER FIVE Cassie remembered all too clearly the way she’d felt at the beginning of last term, the fish-out-of-water awfulness of it. She must have looked a bit like a fish, too, if the handful of new students were anything to go by – all wide eyes and gaping mouths. She smothered a smile, feeling sorry for them, but a little superior too. She wasn’t the hopeless newbie any more: it was almost as if she belonged here.

She gazed at him awestruck as he passed her books into her arms, and finally Cassie caught sight of his face. Foppishly handsome, with a dazzling grin. Richard Halton-Jones. Cassie felt cold. Obviously he hadn’t changed: still an incorrigible flirt. Show him someone – anyone – that walked upright on two legs and he just couldn’t help himself. She’d once thought it was endearing; now the memory of their last encounter felt like a punch in the stomach. She’d liked him, trusted him, even started to believe that he was interested in her too, and look where that had got her.

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