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New Releases: 1/3/17

The Dangerous Ladies Affair by Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini

The Dangerous Ladies Affair by Marcia Muller and Bill PronziniFor the firm of Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, stopping extortionists is not only grand, but excitingly lucrative. When a pleasant afternoon’s bicycling through Golden Gate Park with a friend ends with the revelation of threatening letters, followed by a gunshot in a mansion garden, Sabina Carpenter knows this is a case that demands her immediate and undivided attention.

The Final Day by William Forstchen

The Final Day by William R. ForstchenThe highly-anticipated follow-up to William R. Forstchen’s New York Timesbestsellers, One Second After and One Year After, The Final Day immerses readers once more in the story of our nation’s struggle to rebuild itself after an electromagnetic pulse wipes out all electricity and plunges the country into darkness, starvation, and terror.

Recluce Tales by L.E. Modessit Jr.

Recluce Tales by L.E. Modesitt Jr.Recluce Tales: Stories from the World of Recluce collects seventeen new short stories and four popular reprints spanning the thousand-year history of Recluce. First-time readers will gain a glimpse of the fascinating world and its complex magic system, while longtime readers of the series will be treated to glimpses into the history of the world.

NOW IN PAPERBACK

A Voice from the Field by Neal Griffin

The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson

The Fourth Horseman by David Hagberg

The Onion Girl by Charles de Lint

The Snowy Range Gang and Vendetta Gold by Mike Blakely

NEW IN MANGA

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Vol.6 Story and Art by Kore Yamazaki

Bloom Into You Vol. 1 Story and art by Nakatani Nio

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On the Road: Tor/Forge Author Events for July

Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt Arabella of Mars BY David D. Levine Clear to Lift by Anne A. Wilson

Tor/Forge authors are on the road in July! See who is coming to a city near you this month.

Levi Black, Red Right Hand

Wednesday, July 27
Eagle Eye Books
Decatur, GA
7:00 PM

Max Gladstone, Four Roads Cross

Wednesday, July 27
Porter Square Books
Cambridge, MA
7:00 PM
Also with Malka Older.

Neal Griffin, A Voice from the Field

Thursday, July 21
Barr Memorial Library
Fort Knox, KY
12:00 PM

Thursday, July 28
Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA
10:00 AM

Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Hex

Monday, July 11
Brookline Booksmith
Brookline, MA
7:00 PM
Also with Joe Hill and Paul Tremblay.

Tuesday, July 12
Bear Pond Books
Montpelier, VT
7:00 PM
Also with Paul Tremblay, Kristin Dearborn, and Daniel Mills.

Wednesday, July 13
University Bookstore
Seattle, WA
7:00 PM

Friday, July 15
Old Firehouse Books
Fort Collins, CO
6:00 PM
Also with Stephen Graham Jones.

Sunday, July 17
American Bookbinders Museum
San Francisco, CA
6:30 PM
SF in SF – also with Richard Kadrey.

Tuesday, July 19
Dark Delicacies
Burbank, CA
7:00 PM

Wednesday, July 27
Eagle Eye Books
Decatur, GA
7:00 PM
Also with Levi Black.

Saturday, July 30
Malaprops
Asheville, NC
5:00 PM
Also with Jeff VanderMeer.

Jon Land, Strong Light of Day

Tuesday, July 19
Perks & Corks
Hosted by Savoy Bookshop and Café
Westerly, RI
7:00 PM
In conversation with Avram Noble Ludwig.

David D. Levine, Arabella of Mars

Wednesday, July 13
Powell’s Books
Beaverton, OR
7:00 PM

Friday, July 15
Mysterious Galaxy
San Diego, CA
7:30 PM

Saturday, July 16
Bearded Lady’s Mystic Museum 
Hosted by Shades & Shadows.
Burbank, CA
8:00 PM

Wednesday, July 20
KGB Bar
New York, NY
7:00 PM
Also with Helen Marshall.

Thursday, July 28
Eagle Harbor Book Co
Bainbridge Island, WA
7:30 PM

Friday, July 29
University Bookstore
Seattle, WA
7:00 PM

Avram Noble Ludwig, Shooting the Sphinx

Tuesday, June 28
Barnes & Noble
New York, NY
7:00 PM

Tuesday, July 19
Perks & Corks
Hosted by Savoy Bookshop and Café
Westerly, RI
7:00 PM
In conversation with Jon Land.

Malka Older, Infomocracy

Wednesday, July 27
Porter Square Books
Cambridge, MA
7:30 PM
In conversation with Max Gladstone.

Ada Palmer, Too Like the Lightning

Monday, July 11
RiverRun Bookstore
Portsmouth, NH
7:00 PM
Also with Jo Walton.

Tuesday, July 12
Harvard Book Store
Cambridge, MA
7:00 PM
Also with Jo Walton.

Wednesday, July 13
WORD Bookstore
Brooklyn, NY
7:00 PM
Also with Jo Walton.

Ralph Peters, The Damned of Petersburg

Saturday, July 9, 2016
Barnes & Noble
Alexandria, VA
3:00 PM

Tuesday, July 12
E. Shaver Booksellers
Savannah, GA
5:00 PM

Wednesday, July 13
Magnolia Hall
Bluffton, SC
6:30 PM

Sunday, July 31
Southampton Books
Southampton, NY
5:00 PM

Katie Schickel, The Mermaid’s Secret

Thursday, July 7
BookTowne
Manasquan, NJ
6:30 PM

Jo Walton, Necessity

Monday, July 11
RiverRun Bookstore
Portsmouth, NH
7:00 PM
Also with Ada Palmer.

Tuesday, July 12
Harvard Book Store
Cambridge, MA
7:00 PM
Also with Ada Palmer.

Wednesday, July 13
WORD Bookstore
Brooklyn, NY
7:00 PM
Also with Ada Palmer.

Anne A. Wilson, Clear to Lift

Tuesday, July 12
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ
7:00 PM

Thursday, July 14
Barnes & Noble
Scottsdale, AZ
7:00 PM

Saturday, July 16
Bookworks
Albuquerque, NM
3:00 PM

Tuesday, July 19
Warwick’s Books
San Diego, CA
7:30 PM

Wednesday, July 20
Book Carnival
Orange, CA
7:30 PM

F. Paul Wilson, Panacea

Monday, July 11
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ
7:00 PM

Tuesday, July 12
Dark Delicacies
Burbank, CA
7:00 PM

Thursday, July 14
Norcross Cultural Arts Center
Hosted by the Gwinnett County Public Library. Books provided by Eagle Eye Books.
Norcross, GA
7:30 PM

Thursday, July 21
BookTowne
Manasquan, NJ
6:00 PM

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On the Road: Tor/Forge Author Events for April

A Shadow All of Light by Fred ChappellA Voice from the Field by Neal GriffinEvery Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Tor/Forge authors are on the road in April! Here is the info on all of our upcoming author events. See who is coming to a city near you!

Charlie Jane Anders, All the Birds in the Sky

Wednesday, April 13
The Delancey – Writers With Drinks NYC
New York, NY
7:00 PM

Friday, April 22
Copperfield’s Books
Petaluma, CA
7:00 PM

R.S. Belcher, The Brotherhood of the Wheel

Saturday, April 2
Barnes & Noble
Norfolk, VA
2:00 PM

Saturday, April 9
College of William and Mary Bookstore
Williamsburg, VA
12:00 PM

Marie Brennan, In the Labyrinth of Drakes

Saturday, April 9
Borderlands Cafe
San Francisco, CA
3:00 PM

Tuesday, April 12
University Bookstore
Seattle, WA
7:00 PM
Also with Todd Lockwood.

Fred Chappell, A Shadow All of Light

Tuesday, April 12
St. David’s School – Performing Arts Center
Raleigh, NC
7:00 PM
Books provided by Quail Ridge Books.

Friday, April 15
Malaprops
Asheville, NC
7:00 PM

Tuesday, April 19
Regulator Bookshop and Cafe
Durham, NC
7:00 PM

Saturday, April 23
McIntyre’s Books
Pittsboro, NC
2:00 PM

Thursday, April 28
Greensboro Central Library
Greensboro, NC
7:00 PM

Alan Gratz, The Dragon Lantern

Thursday, April 21
Murder by the Book
Houston, TX
6:30 PM
Tor Teen Night: Also with P.J. Hoover and David Lubar.

Neal Griffin, A Voice from the Field

Friday, April 15
Readers’ Realm
Montello, WI
1:00 PM

Friday, April 15
The Volume One Gallery
Eau Claire, WI
7:00 PM

Saturday, April 16
Mystery to Me Bookstore
Madison, WI
7:00 PM

Sunday, April 17
Arcadia Books
Spring Green, WI
2:00 PM

Wednesday, April 20
Neenah Public Library
Neenah, WI
2:00 PM
Fox Cities Book Festival

Thursday, April 21
The Reader’s Loft
Green Bay, WI
6:00 PM
Also with Patricia Skalka.

Leanna Renee Hieber, Strangely Beautiful

Sunday, April 24
Word Bookstores
Brooklyn, NY
2:00 PM
Also with Sunil Patel and Keffy Kehrli.

Tuesday, April 26
Barnes & Noble
West Chester, OH
7:00 PM

Wednesday, April 30
Morris-Jumel Mansion
New York, NY
5:30 PM

Glen Hirshberg, Good Girls

Saturday, April 2
Dark Delicacies
Burbank, CA
2:00 PM
Also with Joe R. Lansdale.

P.J. Hoover, Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life

Thursday, April 21
Murder by the Book
Houston, TX
6:30 PM
Tor Teen Night: Also with Alan Gratz and David Lubar.

David Lubar, Character, Driven

Thursday, April 21
Murder by the Book
Houston, TX
6:30 PM
Tor Teen Night: Also with Alan Gratz and P.J. Hoover.

Seanan McGuire, Every Heart a Doorway

Monday, April 4
Booksmith
San Francisco, CA
7:30 PM

Saturday, April 23
Borderlands Cafe
San Francisco, CA
6:00 PM

Renee Patrick, Design for Dying

Saturday, April 23
Seattle Mystery Bookshop
Seattle, WA
12:00 PM

Sunday, April 24
Eagle Harbor Book Co
Bainbridge Island, WA
3:00 PM

David C. Taylor, Night Work

Monday, April 11
Book People
Austin, TX
7:00 PM
Also with Stuart Woods.

Tuesday, April 12
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ
7:00 PM

Tuesday, April 19
Brookline Booksmith
Brookline, MA
7:00 PM

Dan Wells, The Devil’s Only Friend

Friday, April 8
Third Place Books – Ravenna
Seattle, WA
7:00 PM

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New Releases: 2/2/16

Here’s what went on sale today!

Pirate’s Prophecy by Chris A. Jackson

Pathfinder Tales: Pirate's Prophecy by Chris A. Jackson Paizo Publishing is the award-winning publisher of fantasy role playing games, accessories, and board games. Pathfinder Tales: Pirate’s Prophecy is the continuation of their popular novel series.

Captain Torius Vin and the crew of the Stargazer have given up the pirate life, instead becoming abolitionist privateers bent on capturing slave ships and setting their prisoners free. But when rumors surface of a new secret weapon in devil-ruled Cheliax, are the Stargazers willing to go up against a navy backed by Hell itself?

A Voice from the Field by Neal Griffin

A Voice from the Field by Neal Griffin Gunther Kane and his white supremacist group are using forced prostitution to finance the purchase of automatic weapons. Kane snatches young women off the streets and sells them to hundreds of men. When a victim is used up, she’s killed and dumped. After all, there are always more where she came from.

Physically recovered from being shot but struggling with PTSD, Tia Suarez almost doesn’t believe her eyes when she glimpses a Hispanic teenager bound and gagged in the back of Kane’s van. The look of terror on the woman’s face makes Tia desperate to rescue her.

Kane’s in the crosshairs of the FBI, who don’t want a small-town Wisconsin detective messing up their big gun bust.

NOW IN PAPERBACK:

The Eterna Files by Leanna Renee Hieber

The Eterna Files by Leanna Renee Hieber London, 1882: Queen Victoria appoints Harold Spire of the Metropolitan Police to Special Branch Division Omega. Omega is to secretly investigate paranormal and supernatural events and persons. Spire, a skeptic driven to protect the helpless and see justice done, is the perfect man to lead the department, which employs scholars and scientists, assassins and con men, and a traveling circus. Spire’s chief researcher is Rose Everhart, who believes fervently that there is more to the world than can be seen by mortal eyes.

Their first mission: find the Eterna Compound, which grants immortality. Catastrophe destroyed the hidden laboratory in New York City where Eterna was developed, but the Queen is convinced someone escaped—and has a sample of Eterna.

Flash by L.E. Modesitt Jr.

Flash by L.E. Modesitt Jr. Ten years ago, Jonat deVrai was a rising star in the Marines. But he shocked his superiors by walking away from the Corps after witnessing atrocity and hypocrisy. Starting his life over, he established himself as the world’s expert on the effectiveness of “prod”– product placement, the only advertising which viewers will allow through the sophisticated filters they all use against unwanted intrusions on their electronic link networks. Prod, reinforced with sublims and the “res”– resonant frequencies, a form of sonic branding — is the wave of the future. Then Jonat’s comfortable world is upset when the Centre for Societal Research approaches him to study the effects of res and prod on political campaigns. After a res-heavy political rally for Laborite Republican Senatorial candidate Juan Carlismo, armed thugs jump deVrai in a parking garage. A day later, a sniper ambushes him. What looked like a safe, lucrative contract has suddenly turned dangerous. With his life on the line, deVrai must sort flash from fact before it’s too late.

Murdock’s Law and City of Widows by Loren D. Estleman

Murdock's Law and City of Widows by Loren D. Estleman Two westerns in the Loren D. Estleman’s critically acclaimed Page Murdock Series, now in one volume

In Murdock’s Law, Special U.S. Deputy Page Murdock rides into Breen, Montana, on the trail of a menacing and elusive outlaw. Before he can scout the saloons for his man, he is made town marshal in a territory heating up for the ugliest range war this side of hell. The big ranchers want a gunslinger marshal, and the small ranchers have their own hired gun. But the badge on Murdock’s chest means law, and he’ll enforce it the best way he knows…with a gun.

In City of Widows, Page Murdock has been sent to the tough New Mexico of 1881 to track down a man and bring him to justice. Murdock soon finds himself on a desperate odyssey, for in the Southwest a friend can turn out to be one’s cruelest enemy and an enemy one’s finest friend.

Of Irish Blood by Mary Pat Kelly

Of Irish Blood by Mary Pat Kelly It’s 1903. Nora Kelly, twenty-four, is talented, outspoken, progressive, and climbing the ladder of opportunity, until she falls for an attractive but dangerous man who sends her running back to the Old World her family had fled. Nora takes on Paris, mixing with couturiers, artists, and “les femmes Americaines” of the Left Bank such as Gertrude Stein and Sylvia Beach. But when she stumbles into the centuries-old Collège des Irlandais, a good-looking scholar, an unconventional priest, and Ireland’s revolutionary women challenge Nora to honor her Irish blood and join the struggle to free Ireland.

Seventh Son and Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card

Seventh Son and Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card From Orson Scott Card, the New York Times author of Ender’s Game, comes an unforgettable story about young Alvin Maker: the seventh son of a seventh son. Born into an alternative frontier America where life is hard and folk magic is real, Alvin is gifted with the power. He must learn to use his gift wisely. But dark forces are arrayed against Alvin, and only a young girl with second sight can protect him.

Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan

Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan Devoted readers of Lady Trent’s earlier memoirs, A Natural History of Dragons and The Tropic of Serpents, may believe themselves already acquainted with the particulars of her historic voyage aboard the Royal Survey Ship Basilisk, but the true story of that illuminating, harrowing, and scandalous journey has never been revealed—until now.

Six years after her perilous exploits in Eriga, Isabella embarks on her most ambitious expedition yet: a two-year trip around the world to study all manner of dragons in every place they might be found. From feathered serpents sunning themselves in the ruins of a fallen civilization to the mighty sea serpents of the tropics, these creatures are a source of both endless fascination and frequent peril. Accompanying her is not only her young son, Jake, but a chivalrous foreign archaeologist whose interests converge with Isabella’s in ways both professional and personal.

When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner

When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner If you pick a fight with Shroud, Lord of the Dead, you had better ensure your victory, else death will mark only the beginning of your suffering.

A book giving its wielder power over the dead has been stolen from a fellowship of mages that has kept the powerful relic dormant for centuries. The thief, a crafty, power-hungry necromancer, intends to use the Book of Lost Souls to resurrect an ancient race and challenge Shroud for dominion of the underworld. Shroud counters by sending his most formidable servants to seize the artifact at all cost.

NEW IN MANGA:

Magika Swordsman and Summoner Vol. 3 by Mitsuki Mihara; Art by MonRin

Monster Monsume Vol. 8 by OKAYADO

See upcoming releases.

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On the Road: Tor/Forge Author Events in February

A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. SchwabTruthwitch by Susan DennardRiders by Veronica Rossi

Tor/Forge authors are on the road in February! Here is the info on all of our upcoming author events. See who is coming to a city near you!

  1. Thursday, February 4
    Skylight Books
    Los Angeles, CA
    7:30 PM
  2. Tuesday, February 23
    Green Apple Books
    San Francisco, CA
    7:30 PM
  1. Tuesday, February 16
    Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing
    Beaverton, OR
    7:00 PM
  2. Saturday, February 20
    Borderlands Books
    San Francisco, CA
    3:00 PM
  1. Saturday, February 13
    Barnes & Noble
    Bensalem, PA
    In conversation with Sarah J. Maas
    7:00 PM
  2. Wednesday, February 17
    Schuler Books & Music
    Lansing, MI
    Also with Veronica Rossi
    7:00 PM
  3. Thursday, February 18
    Bethesda Library
    Bethesda, MD
    Also with Veronica Rossi
    7:00 PM
  4. Friday, February 19
    Mysterious Galaxy
    San Diego, CA
    7:00 PM
  5. Wednesday, February 24
    Books & Books
    Coral Gables, FL
    Also with Veronica Rossi
    7:00 PM
  6. Thursday, February 25
    Malaprops
    Asheville, NC
    Also with Veronica Rossi
    7:00 PM
  7. Saturday, February 27
    Montgomery County Book Festival
    The Woodlands, TX
    Also with Veronica Rossi
    All Day
  8. Sunday, February 28
    Morton Ranch High School Commons
    Katy, TX
    Also with Veronica Rossi and Sophie Jordan
    6:00 PM
  9. Sunday, February 28
    Morton Ranch High School Commons
    Katy, TX
    Also with Veronica Rossi and Sophie Jordan
    6:00 PM
  10. Tuesday, March 1
    Half Price Books
    Dallas, TX
    Also with Veronica Rossi and Kathleen Baldwin
    7:00 PM
  1. Monday, February 1
    Warwick’s Books
    Bensalem, PA
    7:30 PM
  2. Tuesday, February 2
    Book Carnival
    Orange, CA
    7:00 PM
  3. Friday, February 5
    Mysterious Galaxy
    San Diego, CA
    7:30 PM
  4. Tuesday, February 16
    Murder by the Book
    Houston, TX
    6:30 PM
  5. Wednesday, February 17
    Poisoned Pen
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Also with Mark Greaney
    7:00 PM
  1. Tuesday, February 16
    University Bookstore
    Seattle, WA
    7:00 PM
  2. Wednesday, February 17
    Powell’s Books
    Beaverton, OR
    7:00 PM
  3. Thursday, February 18
    Grass Roots Book & Music
    Corvallis, OR
    6:30 PM
  4. Friday, February 19
    Copperfield’s Books
    Petaluma, CA
    7:00 PM
  5. Saturday, February 20
    Borderlands Books
    San Francisco, CA
    7:00 PM
  6. Sunday, February 21
    Mysterious Galaxy
    San Diego, CA
    2:00 PM
  7. Wednesday, February 24
    Third Place Books
    Lake Forest Park, WA
    7:00 PM
  8. Friday, February 26
    Barnes & Noble
    Silverdale, WA
    6:30 PM
  9. Saturday, February 27
    Village Books
    Bellingham, WA
    7:00 PM
  1. Friday, February 26
    The Last Bookstore
    Los Angeles, CA
    7:00 PM
  1. Monday, February 1
    Madame X
    New York, NY
    7:00 PM
  1. Wednesday, February 17
    Schuler Books & Music
    Lansing, MI
    Also with Susan Dennard
    7:00 PM
  2. Thursday, February 18
    Bethesda Library
    Bethesda, MD
    Also with Susan Dennard
    7:00 PM
  3. Wednesday, February 24
    Books & Books
    Coral Gables, FL
    Also with Susan Dennard
    7:00 PM
  4. Thursday, February 25
    Malaprops
    Asheville, NC
    Also with Susan Dennard
    7:00 PM
  5. Saturday, February 27
    Montgomery County Book Festival
    The Woodlands, TX
    Also with Susan Dennard
    All Day
  6. Sunday, February 28
    Morton Ranch High School Commons
    Katy, TX
    Also with Susan Dennard and Sophie Jordan
    6:00 PM
  7. Tuesday, March 1
    Half Price Books
    Dallas, TX
    Also with Susan Dennard and Kathleen Baldwin
    7:00 PM
  8. Saturday, March 5
    Austin Book Fest
    Austin, TX
    All Day
  1. Wednesday, February 3
    Park Road Books
    Charlotte, NC
    7:00 PM
  2. Thursday, February 4
    Flyleaf Books
    Chapel Hill, NC
    7:00 PM
  3. Friday, February 5
    Quail Ridge Books & Music
    Raleigh, NC
    7:00 PM
  1. Tuesday, February 23
    Parnassus Books
    Nashville, TN
    6:30 PM
  2. Wednesday, February 24
    Blue Willow Bookshop
    Houston, TX
    7:00 PM
  3. Thursday, February 25
    One More Page Books
    Arlighton, VA
    7:00 PM
  4. Friday, February 26
    Rediscovered Books
    Boise, ID
    7:00 PM
  5. Saturday, February 27
    Borderlands Books
    San Francisco, CA
    3:00 PM
  6. Sunday, February 28
    Barnes & Noble
    Huntington Beach, CA
    2:00 PM
  7. Monday, February 29
    Mysterious Galaxy
    San Diego, CA
    7:00 PM

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Sneak Peek: A Voice From the Field

A Voice from the FieldTia Suarez jumped off the pages in Neal Griffin‘s debut novel, Benefit of the Doubt. Now she takes center stage in her own story, A Voice from the Field, a gripping thriller about human trafficking in the U.S.

Gunther Kane and his white supremacist group are using forced prostitution to finance the purchase of automatic weapons. Kane snatches young women off the streets and sells them to hundreds of men. When a victim is used up, she’s killed and dumped.

Physically recovered from being shot but struggling with PTSD, Tia Suarez almost doesn’t believe her eyes when she glimpses a Hispanic teenager bound and gagged in the back of Kane’s van. Tia doesn’t back down for anyone. Not the department shrink; not the feds who dismiss her; not even her boyfriend. Tia will find the missing teen come hell or high water.

We hope you enjoy this excerpt from A Voice From the Field by Neal Griffin.

ONE

Gangsters call it the blade. The track. The ho stroll. Back in the day it was the red-light district, but by whatever name, the area of downtown Milwaukee hadn’t changed much in twenty-five years. Pimped-out sleds loaded four deep with young men, brown or black but never both, patrolled the dark streets with windows down, bass-heavy music thumping out a steady urban pulse. The latest generation of crack whores wandered the streets or sat listless on the stoops of boarded-up brick apartment buildings, waiting for men who sought bargain rates.

One young woman stood out from the rest as confident, even willing. Damn sure worth the money. She leaned against the shot-out lamppost, listening as the nearby Allen-Bradley Clock Tower chimed out the midnight hour, knowing the corner belonged to her.

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