Murder of Angels by Caitlin R. Kiernan

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Niki Ky spends her days in a medicated haze, haunted by the ghosts of those she left behind ten years ago after a confrontation against an unspeakable evil that left her shattered. To find peace, Niki must return to the house on the side of Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama-to face creatures no human should ever have to face...


About Caitlin R. Kiernan

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Caitlín R. Kiernan has published a large variety of short fiction in magazines and anthologies, and is also a paleontologist. Author website:
Published September 7, 2004 by Roc. 384 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Confined mostly to her room, Niki is looked after by Daria’s assistant, Marvin, who sincerely wants to believe Niki when she tells him about all the horrifyingly real and monstrous visions she has.

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In this stylish sequel to Kiernan's debut novel, Silk (1998), it's been 10 years since a drug-fueled experiment opened a window on an alternate world of horrors that pushed angst-scarred Spyder Baxter to suicide, and its survivors are still reeling from the aftershocks.

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While Silk is a story of this world, and something out of the dark, out of time, intruding on it, Murder of Angels, the just-released sequel, takes up the story 10 years later and quickly establishes itself as a full-on dark fantasy.

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Niki Ky and Daria Parker have not made peace with the events that happened in Spider's basement in Birmingham, Alabama.

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