The Mortality Principle (Rogue Angel, Book 56)

Alex Archer, Steven Savile

Language: English

Pages: 172

ISBN: 2:00307109

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


When legend becomes deadly reality…

In Prague researching the legend of the Golem, a fantastical "living" creature made of clay, archaeologist Annja Creed is faced with an even bigger mystery on her hands when someone begins murdering the homeless. And every day there's a fresh corpse.

As the suspicion that Golem is behind the deaths circulates quietly on the streets of the city, Annja cannot resist unraveling the thread that binds science to superstition. According to Czech history, these aren't new attacks. They're part of a greater pattern of murders that have gone unacknowledged over centuries. And now Annja is the next target. Unless she can find the real monster behind the myth…before it finds her.

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When legend becomes deadly reality… In Prague researching the legend of the Golem, a fantastical “living” creature made of clay, archaeologist Annja Creed is faced with an even bigger mystery on her hands when someone begins murdering the homeless. And every day there’s a fresh corpse. As the suspicion that Golem is behind the deaths circulates quietly on the streets of the city, Annja cannot resist unraveling the thread that binds science to superstition. According to Czech history, these

flirting with the Swede. They enjoyed a good bit of lighthearted banter. It helped to take her mind off what they were about to do, and that was not a bad thing. “There’s no point in heading out before dark, and this place doesn’t feel like it slows down even then. All the shops around the Charles Bridge are still open, selling their tourist crap, so we’re looking at a late night. Probably after eleven. Turek, the journalist, is almost certainly going to be tucked up in bed until then, but if I

“Not at all. I’m after the stuff you left out.” “What makes you think I’ve left anything out of my stories?” “You’re a freelancer. You need to spin the story out over as many articles as you can. There’s no way you’ve put everything out there already. Maybe you’re only left with supposition and wild theories, but you’ll have something that supports those theories. I know it and you know it. There’s no way you’d be making claims about the killer’s links to the golem legend if you didn’t have

would never be discovered. So how can it be at large? Can you answer that, Garin?” There was more than a trace of anger in his voice. There was barely contained rage. Annja glanced back at Garin just as he was shucking off the sleeping bag and clambering awkwardly to his feet. She had assumed they were together, but that wasn’t right. Garin hadn’t known the old man was there. Was that where Roux had disappeared to? Had he been stalking Garin all evening? She’d thought on some basic level he

passageways, feeling the weight of the world above pressing down around him, as if the hounds of hell were on his tail. The flashlight’s beam roved over the walls of the tunnels, pointing everywhere but straight ahead and conjuring all manner of shadow demons in the process. He had barely covered half the distance back to the shaft when he felt the sudden punch of air from the explosion an instant before he heard it. The substance of the world around him thrummed to the vibration of the

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