The Borderkind (The Veil #2) - Christopher Golden

For centuries they lived amongst us. The frightful and wondrous, the angelic and bloodthirsty. Living in a reality just beyond the Veil, humanity's myths and legends are caught in a struggle for their very survival – against hunters far more powerful than they are.

Into this struggle has stepped a New England lawyer who once wanted to be an actor – a man who both longs for the mortal woman he was to marry and is desperate to rescue the sister who's been taken hostage. Neither hero nor warrior, Oliver Bascombe now finds himself brandishing a magical sword, walking in the company of a woman who sometimes appears as a fox and a man made of pure ice, and dueling with albino giants and winged killers. For in the world of the Borderkind – and the realms that exist beyond it – Oliver is discovering just how vulnerable are humankind's myths, the dire consequences of their extinction, and the reason he was chosen to save them...

 

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Release date: January 29, 2008
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy
Updated: August 19, 2021

The Veil :: Series

The Myth Hunters (The Veil #1)
The Borderkind (The Veil #2)
The Lost Ones (The Veil #3)