Mr. Twilight

Mr. Twilight

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by Michael Reaves, Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
     
 

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In bookshop specializing in rare volumes, an avid fan of horror fiction seizes a tome too valuable and too incredible to fathom. In the end, the man was too curious to live. . . .

A few miles away, in a Manhattan brownstone, another man learns about the explosion that left a gaping hole in the fabric of reality. Colin–he has no other name–has been an

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In bookshop specializing in rare volumes, an avid fan of horror fiction seizes a tome too valuable and too incredible to fathom. In the end, the man was too curious to live. . . .

A few miles away, in a Manhattan brownstone, another man learns about the explosion that left a gaping hole in the fabric of reality. Colin–he has no other name–has been an unrelenting warrior against the dark, the demonic, and the damned. A man who has angels at his side and hell staring him in the face, he has devoted his life to solving magical crimes and tracking down–and neutralizing–the perpetrators of those crimes, human and nonhuman alike. Now Colin is about to team up with a beautiful Native American a long way from home and a tough NYPD detective who seems to be immune to magic. Together, in a funhouse of evidence and apparitions, they are chasing a killer and untangling a tale that leads from the infamous Vlad the Impaler to a dead twentieth-century occult author and his gorgeous daughter–who is as seductive as the devil himself.

Mr. Twilight combines the mystical and the mysterious, the supernatural and the primitive, in a rich, steamy brew of otherworldly adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345423382
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/26/2006
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.22(w) x 6.89(h) x 0.96(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Reaves received an Emmy Award for his work on the Batman animated television series. He has worked for Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks, among other studios, and has written fantasy novels and supernatural thrillers. Reaves is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter, as well as the co-writer (with Steve Perry) of the two Star Wars: MedStar novels, Battle Surgeons and Jedi Healer. He lives in the Los Angeles area.

Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff is the author of the novels MAGIC TIME: ANGELFIRE, THE MERI, TAMINY, THE CRYSTAL ROSE, and THE SPIRIT GATE as well as a slew of short speculative fiction in such magazines as ANALOG, AMAZING STORIES, REALMS OF FANTASY, PARADOX, and INTERZONE. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Nebula and British Science Fiction awards. Visit her website at www.mysticfig.com

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Mr. Twilight 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have read books, some best sellers, that have a great opening and middle but fizzle with a weak ending. It is at these times that I often think of the question posed by the late wonderful singer Peggy Lee: 'Is that all there is?' To Ms. Lee's question, I have good news. MR. TWILIGHT more than satisfies. Besides having a tantalizing opening and a remarkably well sustained middle, it has a knock out ending that makes the reader say wow! Ms. Lee would be proud.
Anonymous 4 months ago
But not my cup of tea. I can go with the paranormal flow but cant deal with the sheer volume of words obscuring the story. I can tell a lot of research went into it. I am just the wrong reader. 134 pages in and it was a struggle for me so I gave up.