Silk by Caitlin R. Kiernan

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To the residents of her small southern city, second-hand store owner Spyder Baxter is crazy. But her friends and followers know better. Something lives within Spder's brain. Something powerful. Something wonderful. Something dangerous. Pray it never escapes.

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 June 1, 1998 by Roc. 368 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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But reading Kiernan is rather like deciphering entrails, filled with the violence of raw, edgy words: ""The angry screech of denied retribution, raging shadows and nightshade teeth."" Her rambling metaphors (""Dull smack of her shoulder against the wall, again and again, meat-thud tattoo"") hint ...

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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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About Silk she says: "There were a lot of things that I wanted to accomplish with Silk.

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