The Taken (Celestial Blues, Book 1) by Vicki Pettersson

By Vicki Pettersson

Griffin Shaw was once a PI, yet that was once again whilst gumshoes hoofed the streets . . . and he used to be nonetheless alive. Fifty years later, he's an angel, yet that doesn't make him a saint. One small mistake has altered destiny, and now he's been dumped again onto the mortal mudflat to assemble one other soul—Katherine "Kit" Craig, a journalist whose newest research is ready to get her clipped.

Bucking heavenly orders, Grif refuses to allow the sable-haired siren come to hurt. along with, holding her bargains an opportunity to resolve the secret of his personal unsolved murder—and dole out a few past due payback for the loss of life of his cherished spouse, Evie.

Joining forces, package and Grif's look for solutions leads past the blinding lighting of the Strip into the darkish middle of an evil conspiracy. yet a ruthless killer decided to smash them isn't Grif's greatest possibility. His growing to be charm to equipment may perhaps rate them either their lives, besides the reply to the haunting query of his lengthy afterlife .

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He had left the rest house to explore the area by himself, much against a rapidly recovering Nandi’s advice. Nandi was out of danger, but they had to wait for a few days nevertheless, so that the Captain could be strong enough to travel. There was not much Shiva could do at the rest house and he had begun to feel resdess. The three soldiers had tried to shadow Shiva, but he had angrily dismissed them. ’ The rhythmic hymns sung by the gentle waters of the Beas soothed Shiva. A cool tender breeze teased his thick lock of hair.

All the buildings were constructed as standard two storied block structures made of baked bricks. On top were wooden extensions for increasing the height of the building, if required. Nandi clarified to Shiva that the structure of the buildings differed internally depending on their specific requirements. All windows and doors were built strictly on the side walls of buildings, never facing the main road. The blank walls that faced the main roads bore striking black line drawings depicting the different legends of the Suryavanshis, while the background was painted in the sober colours of grey, light blue, light green or white.

But the audience realised that he was oblivious to them. Shiva was in his own world. He did not dance for the audience. He did not dance for appreciation. He did not dance for the music. He danced only for himself. Rather, it almost seemed like his dance was guided by a celestial force. Sati realised that Shiva was right. He had opened himself and the dance had come to him. After what seemed like an eternity the dance came to an end, with Shiva firmly shutting his eyes. He held the final pose for a long time as the glow slowly left him.

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