By Dan Wells

I killed a demon. I don't recognize if it was once particularly, technically a demon, yet i know that he used to be a few type of monster, with fangs and claws and the complete bit, and he killed lots of people. So I killed him. i believe it was once the precise factor to do. at the least the killing stopped.

Well, it stopped for a while.

In it's not that i am a Serial Killer, John Wayne Cleaver stored his city from a assassin much more appalling than the serial killers he obsessively studies.

But it seems even demons have buddies, and the disappearance of 1 has introduced one other to Clayton County. quickly there are new sufferers for John to paintings on on the mortuary and a brand new secret to unravel. yet John has tasted dying, and the darkish nature he used as a weapon—-the terrifying character he calls "Mr. Monster"—-might now be utilizing him.

No one in Clayton is secure until John can vanquish nightmarish adversaries: the unknown demon he needs to hunt and the interior demon he can by no means escape.

In this sequel to his incredible debut, Dan Wells ups the ante with a mystery that's simply as gripping or even extra excessive. He apologizes upfront for the nightmares.

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He placed a bite block between Larry’s jaws and taped the tube into place. As he stripped off his gloves the nurse asked, “His mother’s in his room. ” Her way of dumping responsibility of breaking the bad news on him rather than the ED physician. Nurses tend to protect their own, he knew. In the ED he was the outsider. He glanced at the respiratory tech. She nodded toward the door. ” Tyler sucked a deep breath, stepped out of the cramped scanner room, and stood in the hall wrestling with an explanation Larry’s mother might understand.

The PI’s radiation boys determine the dosage, it’s double checked, then sent back here electronically where it goes into the patient’s chart automatically. It’s only after I double-check the dose that Larry’s given treatment. It’s all done by computer. ” “Right. No chance of human error. ” He considered this suggestion a moment. “I dunno . . ” D e ad l y E r r o r s | 45 Michelle threw up both hands. “Okay, okay, you made your point. The protocol is inviolate. But what about someone else? ” “Impossible.

She recited it. He scribbled it on a Post-It. ” 16 | A l l e n W y l e r His throat constricted, his eyes misted. “Me too, Nancy. Gotta run. ” Reluctantly he hit the disconnect button and dialed the ED. “Doctor Mathews answering. ” “Thanks for getting back to me right away. ” Tyler’s heart sank. “What? ” “No. Worse than that. ” “Herniating? ” “That’s all well and good, but that’s sure as hell what it looks like from this end. ” Papilledema. A bad sign meaning the nerves at the back of the eyes were full of fluid from elevated pressure inside the skull.

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