By Gena Showalter
RIDDING the realm OF EVIL,
ONE ALIEN AT A TIME.
In a time and position now not too distant, Mia Snow is an alien huntress for the hot Chicago Police division, and she's the precise lady for the activity. tricky and horny, she's earned each one of her scars scuffling with the elusive enemy between us. Now, investigating a sequence of killings, she is shaken to the middle while a burst of violence leaves her accomplice Dallas combating for his lifestyles. A tall, erotic stranger holds the ability to heal the injured agent -- and to bind Mia in an electrifying and unsafe seduction. he's Kyrin en Arr, of the lethal Arcadian species -- an alien, a homicide suspect -- who has Mia strolling a knife's side, risking her badge or even her existence. . . and edging towards a surprising revelation that might shatter every little thing she's ever believed.
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Now I know why I was always scared by her radical views, her hostility to the Church, and I bless Our Lord's wisdom in not sending us children. Now when I learn that she prefers the caresses of a murderer and a thief to my straightforward affection, that part is explained too. And yet I feel bound to cry out to her: My little Katharina, if only you had stayed with me! As the years went by we too would one day have been able to own a home and a small car, I could hardly have offered you a Porsche, merely such modest happiness as can be offered by an honest workingman who doesn't trust the unions.
Her brother. Katharina herself, at four, at six, as a First Communicant at ten, as a bride of twenty; her husband; the Gemmelsbroich pastor, neighbors, relatives, various photos of Else Woltersheim; then an older man, not immediately identifiable, who looked rather jolly and turned out to be Mr. Fehnern, the guilty accountant. Not a single 52 THE LOST HONOR OF KATHARINA BLUM picture of anyone who could be made to link up with Beizmenne's theories. 5. A passport issued in the name of Katharina Brettloh nee Blum.
The record contained the words "nice to me," Blum insisted on the word "gracious," and when the word "kind" was suggested instead, "gracious" being considered somewhat oldfashioned, she became indignant and declared that "niceness" and "kindness" had nothing to do with "graciousness," and it was with graciousness that she felt the Blornas had always treated her. 19 Meanwhile the occupants of the building had been questioned; most of them had little or nothing to tell about Katharina Blum. They had occasionally met in the elevator and passed the time of day, they knew 31 HEINRICH BÖLL that the red Volkswagen belonged to her, some had thought she was a private secretary, others that she was a buyer in a department store; she had always been smartly turned out, pleasant, although a bit on the reserved side.
Awaken Me Darkly (Alien Huntress, Book 1) by Gena Showalter