Baba Yaga’s Daughter and Other Tales of the Old Races
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Dust jacket by Tom Canty
Ancient rivals, worst of friends, best of enemies: dragonlord Janx and master vampire Eliseo Daisani are the threads upon which a tapestry of lives and loves are woven across the centuries. From the coldest Russian nights to the heat of Chicago's greatest fire, nothing brings the immortal adversaries together—or tears them apart—like a woman.
And there is always a woman.
Vanessa Grey has been at Daisani's side for decades, but the secrets borne by a witch may be her undoing. Baba Yaga's daughter has plots that are decades in the hatching, but they may only succeed if Margrit Knight, named “the Negotiator” by Daisani and Janx themselves, will work with her. And there are others: the deadliest vampire hunter mankind has ever known, and a woman for whom the Old Races are a wonder to walk away from.
Revisit C. E. Murphy's world of the Old Races with ten stories that delve into the past and future of the two most beloved characters from her urban fantasy trilogy The Negotiator!
Limited: 1000 signed numbered copies, bound in cloth
Table of Contents
- From Russia, with Love
- Five Card Draw
- Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
- Baba Yaga's Daughter
- When in Rome
- Chicago Bang Bang
- The Age of Aquarius
- The Knight's Tale
- Last Hand
From Publishers Weekly:
“Ranging from vignettes to novellas, these offerings grant glimpses of a much larger world, fleshing out its history and pleasing series fans.”
From Library Journal:
“These elegantly written stories should appeal to those who want more Negotiator tales as well as to fans of vampire fiction and Russian folklore.”