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Have Stakes Will Travel: Stories from the World of Jane by Faith Hunter

By Faith Hunter

4 tales from the area of “smart, horny, ruthless”* heroine Jane Yellowrock—plus bonus fabric!

In Have Stakes Will commute, readers get an opportunity to move deeper into the exciting global of skinwalker and vampire hunter Jane Yellowrock. In “WeSa,” the Beast who lives within Jane watches as her looking grounds develop into prey. In “Haints,” Jane and her ally, witch Molly Trueblood, are employed to enquire mysterious paranormal phenomena—and the evil they locate brings a brand new desiring to the phrases "haunted house." “Signatures of the Dead” tells the tale of the vampire bloodbath that made Jane Yellowrock a family identify. And in “Cajun with Fangs,” Jane makes a brand new good friend who seems to have outdated enemies, and unearths herself drawn right into a vicious blood feud, fueled by way of darkish magic and old grudges.

Includes an particular preview of the most recent Jane Yellowrock novel, Death’s Rival—out October 2012 from Roc!

“Wesa,” “Haints,” and “Cajun with Fangs” are by no means sooner than released. the tale “Signatures of the Dead” formerly seemed within the unusual Brew anthology.

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Even before the army’s arrival, it hadn’t been green—it had been a patchy brown, winter thatch broken only occasionally by hesitant new shoots. Those had been sickly and yellow, and they had now been trampled by hooves or booted feet. Tents covered the green. From Rand’s vantage on the second floor, the neat lines of small, peaked tents reminded him of squares on a stones board. The soldiers had noticed the wind. Some pointed, others kept their heads down, polishing armor, carrying buckets of water to the horselines, sharpening swords or lance points.

His dear brothers! An arrow slammed into him, throwing him backward to the ground. Around him, men died, just as they had earlier. Why, why hadn’t the Dragon protected them? Why? Suddenly, the horror of it all returned to him, the sinking terror of watching his men fall in waves, at watching them die at the hands of those Darkfriend Aiel. It was Perrin Aybara’s fault. If only the Prophet had seen earlier, back in the early days, before he’d even recognized the Lord Dragon for who he was! 37 W HAT THE S TORM M EANS “It’s my fault,” the Prophet whispered as the last of his followers died.

They rode in pairs, one woman of each pair wearing gray, the other red and blue. They were far too distant, even with the glass, for him to make out the embroidered lightning bolts on the dresses of those in red and blue, nor could he see the chains that linked each pair together. Damane and sul’dam. This army had at least a hundred pairs, probably more. If that weren’t enough, he could see one of the flying beasts above, drawing close for its rider to drop a message to the general. With those creatures to carry their scouts, the Seanchan army had an unprecedented edge.

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