By Charlie Human
Publish 12 months note: First released July eighth 2013 via Umzi (Random condominium South Africa)
Baxter Zevcenko's lifestyles is beautiful candy. He's creating a identify for himself because the kingpin of his smut-peddling high-school syndicate, the opposite gangs are staying out of his enterprise,
and he's relationship the lady of his goals, Esme.
But while Esme will get abducted, issues begin to get heavily bizarre, and the one guy inebriated sufficient to assist is a bearded, booze-soaked, supernatural bounty hunter that is going by means of the identify of Jackson 'Jackie' Ronin.
Plunged into the more and more strange panorama of Cape Town's supernatural underworld, Baxter and Ronin crew as much as keep Esme. On a trip that takes them throughout the nation-states of impossibility, they have to face each feasible nightmare to get her again, together with the peculiar brush with the Apocalypse.
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Some unknown stalker had sought to do her harm, and might do again. Letting himself in the main door with his skeleton key, he climbed the stairs to her door. He knocked, and knocked again, and no answer. Finally, fearing the worse, he tried the door, only to find it unlocked. Pushing it open, he cautiously entered the apartment. The furniture lay in disarray, strewn about the floor, and broken dishes and lamps were spread all over. Louise was nowhere to be found. Pinned to the inside of the door, with a steel hook, was a notice, hastily scrawled in red ink.
Instead, he excused himself and hurried by. The night before he'd called Martenson from Louise's apartment, telling him only that the Black Hand had a use for him. He'd given Martenson Louise's address, and told him to hurry. Then Taylor had returned to his home on Nob Hill, and awaited the police's call. When the call came, he feigned shock. Someone kidnap his trusted assistant? The horror. Now, the next morning, Taylor was to meet with the officer in charge of the investigation, and would learn the particulars of the case.
It stops on each floor, but is unmanned at this hour. " "Likewise unmanned," Taylor commented. " Taylor quickened his pace, and Louise hurried to keep up. " Louise asked. " "That, Miss Aldridge, we will not know until the body is identified. " Arriving at Louise's walkup in the North Beach, Taylor bid her a good night, saying he would see her the next morning at the office. Out of habit, Taylor waited in the street below until he saw the light in Louise's window go on. She was his most trusted aide, and he was always very protective.
Apocalypse Now Now (Apocalypse Now Now, Book 1) by Charlie Human