By Patricia Briggs
In Cry Wolf, New York Times bestselling writer Patricia Briggs begun a brand new city delusion sequence set on the earth of Mercy Thompson—but with ideas of its personal. Now, learn Alpha and Omega, the novella that encouraged the recent sequence, and spot the way it all began…
Anna Latham by no means knew werewolves existed, till the evening she survived a violent attack… and have become one herself. After 3 years on the backside of the Chicago pack, she's discovered to maintain her head down and not, ever belief dominant men. but if she discovers wrongdoing in her pack, she has to head above her Alpha's head to invite for help.
Charles Cornick is the son—and enforcer—of the chief of the North American werewolves. Now his father has despatched him to Chicago to scrub up an issue there. Charles by no means anticipated to discover Anna, a unprecedented Omega wolf—and he definitely by no means anticipated to acknowledge her as his mate…
This novella used to be initially released within the anthology [iiOn the Prowl[/i].
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I left my Firestar on the kitchen table instead of taking it to the door with me. See, I’m not paranoid. Just very, very careful. I checked the peephole and opened the door. Manny Rodriguez stood in the doorway. He’s about two inches taller than I am. His coal-black hair is streaked with grey and white. Thick waves of it frame his thin face and black mustache. He’s ﬁfty-two, and with one exception, I would THE LAUGHING CORPSE 33 still rather have him backing me in a dangerous situation than anyone else I know.
I followed his broad back around the corner through the living room into the kitchen. A sliding glass door led out onto a deck. Glass was everywhere. Shiny slivers of it sparkled in the light from yet another skylight. The kitchen was spotless, like a magazine ad, done in blue tile and rich light-colored wood. “Nice kitchen,” I said. I could see men moving around the yard. The party had moved outside. The privacy fence hid them from the curious neighbors, as it had THE LAUGHING CORPSE 25 hidden the killer last night.