Beautiful Darkness (Beautiful Creatures, Book 2) by Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl

By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl

Ethan Wate used to consider Gatlin, the small Southern city he had regularly referred to as domestic, as a spot the place not anything ever replaced. Then he met mysterious newcomer Lena Duchannes, who published a mystery international that have been hidden in undeniable sight all alongside. A Gatlin that harbored old secrets and techniques underneath its moss-covered oaks and cracked sidewalks. A Gatlin the place a curse has marked Lena's kinfolk of strong Supernaturals for generations. A Gatlin the place very unlikely, magical, life-altering occasions happen.

Sometimes life-ending.

Together they could face something Gatlin throws at them, yet after discomfort a sad loss, Lena begins to drag away, conserving secrets and techniques that attempt their courting. And now that Ethan's eyes were opened to the darker facet of Gatlin, there's no going again. Haunted through unusual visions basically he can see, Ethan is pulled deeper into his town's tangled historical past and unearths himself stuck up within the harmful community of underground passageways eternally crisscrossing the South, the place not anything is because it turns out.

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His eyes flew up, went white. His legs turned to spaghetti. He dropped to the floor like a marionette with cut strings. He lay there still, unconscious. But it was too late. His call for help was already being answered. I heard what must’ve been half a dozen people running toward me—thunderous footsteps getting louder and louder. I looked around. I was in an empty hallway with solid walls of cinder block. But there, at the end of the hall, was a black square—a window with the panes painted over.

It was the perfect word to describe my mother. Now don’t get me wrong. Mom was a pretty good mom, all in all. There were a couple of times in my life when she even approached Mom Greatness. She was just . . timorous. Timid, fearful. Prone to be apprehensive. As in frightened out of her wits about every little thing. Are you feeling all right? You don’t look good. Do you have a fever? Wash your hands after you touch that or you’ll get sick. Don’t walk on the road after six, the cars can’t see you.

Where are my parents? ” Chunky and Rat Face looked at each other. Chunky shrugged. Rat Face laughed. ’” he mimicked me. “What do you think, we’re idiots? ” “I mean it,” I said. “I don’t know where I am. I don’t know what’s happening. Why are you doing this to me? ” I lifted my foot up and down, up and down. Never give in. Chunky stepped up close to the chair and looked down at me. ” he said. “Didn’t I show you what happens to smart punks? ” “Come on, we oughta do this,” Rat Face told him nervously.

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