Threshold

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Penguin, Jan 2, 2007 - Fiction - 336 pages
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Chance Matthews has suffered enough tragedies. The latesther grandfather’s deathhas left her shaken, convinced that she will always be alone. What she needs now is timetime to recover, time to determine what her future will be.

What she doesn’t need is a strange girl with alabaster skin who knows things about Chance she can’t possibly know.

This girl speaks of being charged by an angel to battle monsters and claims she cannot do it alone. She says she needs Chance’s help.

Chance doesn’t believe in angels. Or monsters. But among the artifacts left by her geologist grandparents, there lies a fossil of a creature that couldn’t possibly have ever existed.

But it did.

And still does…

 

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User Review  - bell7 - LibraryThing

Ever since she and her friends Deacon and Elise went to the water tunnel and something terrifying occurred that they refuse to face, nothing has gone right for Chance Matthews. Following in her ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

This made for a phantasmagorical journey that bent genres with both science fiction and fantasy elements. I read this because it was on a horror genre rec list, and though that fits and the novel at ... Read full review

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Contents

Maps and Legends
CHAPTER TWO Dancy
CHAPTER THREE Deacon
CHAPTER FOUR Sadie CHAPTER FIVE The Dead and the Moonstruck
PART IIThe Dragon
CHAPTER TEN Life Before
CHAPTER ELEVEN The Forked and Shining Path
CHAPTER TWELVE Trollholm CHAPTER THIRTEEN Inthe Water Works
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Caitlin R. Kiernan is the author of nine novels, including Silk, Threshold, Low Red Moon, Murder of Angels, Daughter of Hounds, and The Red Tree. Her award-winning short fiction has been collected in six volumes, including Tales of Pain and Wonder; To Charles Fort, With Love; Alabaster; and, most recently, A is for Alien. She has also published two volumes of erotica, Frog Toes and Tentacles and Tales from the Woeful Platypus. Trained as a vertebrate paleontologist, she currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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