By Brett Halliday

A disappearing corpse attracts Mike Shayne into political guerilla warfare

A 12 months after marrying the hardest PI in Miami, Phyllis Shayne longs for a couple of weeks by myself together with her husband. She and Mike are approximately to board a educate to big apple whilst a shopper indicates up on the door. Her face grey and her voice slurred, the mysterious girl passes out ahead of she's capable of get via her tale. Mike incorporates the stranger to his spare bed room and, attempting to store his spouse from fear, tells Phyllis to head directly to the educate station with out him; he'll meet her in a number of days. whilst he is going again to ascertain at the lady, she is lifeless, with one in every of her stockings wrapped tightly round her throat. whatever is fishy, yet it's approximately to get way more advanced while the physique disappears.

The lady arrived simply after Mike took a choice from Sam Marsh, an in depth buddy who's in a mayoral race that's approximately to show bloody. to avoid wasting his friend's crusade and maintain himself out of reformatory, Mike must locate the killer—but he'll need to locate the physique first.

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Dragons with feathery rather than leathery wings are called Amphiteres. Dragons exist in cultures the world over. A Wizard’s Bestiary 36 Eastern Dragons tend to be wise and benevolent creatures of clouds, rain, and bodies of water. Western Dragons tend to be crafty and evil, and many were slain by various heroes and knights. Some Dragons are based on known creatures, such as crocodiles, giant monitor lizards (such as the Komodo Dragon, Varanus komodoensis), the rib-winged flying lizards of Madagascar (Draco volens), and the remains of dinosaurs.

Its mouth was like a large slit. See Loveland Frog. The Magickal menagerie Fuath (Gaelic, “Hatred”; also Arrachd or Fuath-Arrached)—Shapeshifting water-monsters in the folklore of the Scottish Highlands. Dwelling in rivers, lochs, and the open ocean, they have webbed feet, yellow hair, a tail, no nose, and dress in green. There are several subspecies: Beithir is a monstrous serpent that haunts the corries and mountains of Glen Coe. The Brollachan is a shapeless entity said to be responsible for many weird or inexplicable occurrences.

Marmot means “mountain ant,” and to this day, people living above the Indus River collect gold dust from their burrows. Giant Monkeys—Reports of these from around the globe probably involve several species. They range from 4 to 6 feet tall, with barrel chests, thick arms, powerful legs, and bushy tails. Smaller ones are said to resemble kangaroos. They have fierce-looking, baboon-like faces and pointy ears. Their fur may be short to shaggy, and varies from red to black. Their three-toed tracks are 12 to 15 inches long, with The Magickal menagerie the larger ones being thinner.

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