A collection of short stories.
Dangerous promises and beguiling threats swirl together in a dozen stories of enchantments dark and light by New York Times bestselling
author Melissa Marr. Uncanny and unexpected creatures appear from
behind bushes, rise from beneath the seas, or manifest from seasonal
storms to pursue the objects of their attention — with amorous or sinister
intent — relentlessly.
From the gentle tones of a storyteller’s cadences to the terror of a blood sacrifice, tales of favorite characters from Marr’s Wicked Lovely novels mix with accounts of new characters for readers to fall in love with... or to fear.
Lush, seductive, and chilling, Melissa Marr’s stories revel in the unseen magic that infuses the world as we know it.
Melissa has never been good at choosing just one path. After finishing high school with the dubious honor of being voted "most likely to end up in jail," she went to college and graduate school. There curiosity (and tuition bills) led her to the dual jobs of teaching and slinging drinks at a biker bar. During the daylit hours, she indulged in long literary chats; at night, she lingered with ... (more)