Those Who Hunt the Night Author:Barbara Hambly DARK THIRST — In the deserted darkness of the street ahead of James Asher, a figure faded from the mists. The white form drifted toward him, and her soothing-syrup voice reached him. "Why, James, there's no need to run away. I just want to talk to you ..." — She was already much closer than she should have been; he could see the smile in her sinfu... more »l eyes. He began to back away, never taking his eyes from her.
Granite hands seized him from behind, pinning his arm, crushing suffocatingly over his mouth, and twisting his head back. The foeter of old blood filled his nostrils as other hands closed around him, cold and impossibly strong, dragging him into the darkness of an alley. His body twisted and fought like a salmon on a line, but he knew that he was doomed ...« less