By Susan Sizemore
Selena Crawford is a Chicago murder detective. She is usually the unwilling spouse of Istvan, leader of the Enforcers. They do their most sensible to prevent one another-until they either locate themselves investigating the homicide of a vampire.
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You're clever. I'm thorough. " She sat up and looked down on him in a whirling mixture of terror, skepticism, and outrage. "You want me to bring all of them to you? " "Talk to them. " "Magic doesn't work like that! " He propped his hands behind his head. " Maybe he could. " He didn't argue. He yawned and closed his eyes. "I promise. It's dawn," he added. Which didn't give her time to tell him she didn't believe his promise. It was just as well, as he might have gotten all outraged with wounded honor.
Aunt Catie left the room. Larry held up his hand, blinked a few times, and focused his attention on Selena. "I'm left-handed… I was left-handed. " "I hope so. " He eyed Selena nervously. " At first, she wondered why he was asking her, then Selena remembered that he was the only vampire in the world who knew about her and Steve. Steve didn't want anyone to know and neither did she, but they owed Larry. Apparently, Larry was also her aunt's friend. "It's Catie's basement," she told him. " She wasn't going to promise that she wasn't going to let Steve eat him, or mess with Larry's head if he took a mind to.
There was a small piece of folded paper inside, and something else. When she tipped the object out of the envelope, a gold coin fell into her palm. The gold coin bore the incised image of an owl on one side. There was writing in a language she couldn't read but did recognize on the obverse side. She knew exactly what this was and was pretty sure where it came from. What was it doing here? And why had it been given to her? Selena got in the car and drove. She didn't unfold the piece of paper that came with the Enforcer's coin until she was seated at her desk in the precinct office.
Companions (Laws of the Blood, Book 3 ) by Susan Sizemore