By Tananarive Due
While Jessica marries David, he's every little thing she desires in a relatives guy: very good, attentive, ever younger. but she nonetheless feels anything approximately him is simply out of achieve. quickly, as humans on the subject of Jessica start to meet violent, mysterious deaths, David makes an incredible confession: greater than four hundred years in the past, he and different participants of an Ethiopian sect traded their humanity so that they might by no means die, a mystery he needs to guard at any fee. Now, his immortal brethren have determined David needs to go back and go away his kinfolk in Miami. as a substitute, David vows to invoke a forbidden ritual to maintain Jessica and his daughter with him without end.
Harrowing, engrossing and assuredly rendered, My Soul to Keep traps Jessica among the desperation of immortals who are looking to rob her of her lifestyles and a husband who desires to rob her of her soul. With deft plotting and an unforgettable climax, this travel de strength similar to early Anne Rice will win Due a brand new legion of enthusiasts.
Read Online or Download My Soul to Keep (African Immortals series) PDF
Similar Horror books
"I've already under the influence of alcohol my fill of blood, so stay a bit longer. Breathe fora whereas and watch what is approximately to spread. "Thomas Ward has spent years because the Spook's apprentice. he is confronted incredible peril, and survived. yet a brand new threat has emerged: an old water witch, Bloodeye, is roaming the County cause on destroying every thing in her course.
Ahead of there has been Hill condominium, there has been the Halloran mansion of Jackson’s stunningly creepy fourth novel, The SundialWhen the Halloran extended family gathers on the relatives domestic for a funeral, not anyone is shocked whilst the slightly atypical Aunt Fanny wanders off into the key backyard. yet then she returns to record an staggering imaginative and prescient of an apocalypse from which merely the Hallorans and their hangers-on may be spared, and the family members unearths itself engulfed in becoming insanity, worry, and violence as they organize for a negative new global.
A part of a brand new six-volume sequence of the easiest in vintage horror, chosen via award-winning director Guillermo del ToroAmerican Supernatural Tales is the final word selection of bizarre and scary American brief fiction. As Stephen King will attest, the recognition of the occult in American literature has merely grown because the days of Edgar Allan Poe.
Mordocks's cave is without doubt one of the wonders of the realm: a spot the place, each year, hundreds of thousands of sightseers move deep underneath the earth's floor to surprise at Nature's handiwork. yet it's additionally domestic to objects Nature by no means meant - violent, evil issues. And whilst an influence failure traps a bunch of visitors underground, the creatures emerge from the darkness.
Additional info for My Soul to Keep (African Immortals series)
A NEGRO LOVE tune” PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR Nineties 26 “Teacake? the following, kitty. Come the following, kitty, kitty. ” Dawit’s whisper-call used to be the loudest sound within the calm of the backyard, which was once wrapped in a darkness resembling the center of a forest. It used to be o’clock within the morning, and while Dawit woke up he’d anticipated to discover the creature curled on the foot in their mattress in his traditional spot. yet he was once long gone, this night of all nights. He wasn’t within the bed room chair, he wasn’t snoozing on his favourite bookshelf on the foot of the steps, he wasn’t flopped throughout Kira, and he wasn’t warming himself opposed to the fridge vent at the glossy kitchen linoleum. was once the animal psychic? Teacake continually looked as if it would understand precisely while Jessica’s automobile could force up within the evenings, regardless of how early or overdue. He published himself on the entrance window to attend for her. Even Kira had spotted this, and he or she may shout, “Teacake says Mommy’s coming! ” possibly Teacake had altered his conduct simply because he sensed what was once to come back. “Teacake, the place are you? ” Dawit’s Durabeam flashlight, a part of the hurricane-season stockpile accumulated through Jessica, swept around the yard’s numerous leaves and blooms, pebbles at the pathway, remoted blades of grass, and the edges of the Tempo’s tires. Dawit crouched underneath the automobile to go looking for the cat, smelling the pun-gence of gathered motor oil. basically asphalt and pebbles. an analogous underneath the van. Goddamnit. He shouldn’t have waited this lengthy, until eventually the evening sooner than the weekend journey. He must have performed this quicker. Dawit wiped fearful perspiration from his face and glanced on the sparkling arms of his watch. He’d already been up for ten mins. If Jessica sensed, even subconsciously, that he’d left the mattress, she may ask him questions. thus far, he’d been beautiful stable approximately proscribing his paintings to 20 mins a night—or, even higher, to the sunlight hours while Jessica and Kira have been away. Jessica was once a legitimate sleeper, yet he didn’t are looking to probability making her suspicious of him on the one time she would have to belief him such a lot of all. the place used to be that fucking cat? Mr. DeNight or somebody may most likely name the police if he stored creeping round his backyard with a flashlight. on the final householders’ organization assembly, the local Watch president warned them that an interloper were sighted lingering at the streets after darkish. most likely Mahmoud, Dawit concept. Mahmoud was once doubtless staring at him at this very quick, considering what he was once as much as. “Teee-cake …” As he climbed the rocky embankment within the middle of the backyard, the flashlight’s vast beam stumbled on the mouth of the cave, drawing exaggerated shadows forged from overgrown weeds, moss, and jutting stone. The cave used to be one other of Teacake’s favourite spots, yet frequently throughout the day. might he have come at evening? Dawit squatted on the front and poked the flashlight within. He heard a noisy hissssss even sooner than the sunshine sought out the nook the place Teacake was once crouched, his tail puffed like a chimney brush. The cat bared his tooth and hissed back.