Bloodhound (The Legend of Beka Cooper, Book 2) by Tamora Pierce

By Tamora Pierce

Beka Cooper is ultimately a Dog—a full-fledged member of the Provost’s protect, devoted to preserving peace in Corus’s streets. yet there’s unrest in Tortall’s capital. Counterfeit cash are turning up in retailers all around the urban, and retailers are elevating costs to hide their losses. The canine observe that gamblers are bringing the counterfeit cash from Port Caynn. In Port Caynn, Beka delves deep into the playing international, the place she meets an enthralling banking clerk named Dale Rowan. Beka thinks she could be falling for Rowan, yet she won’t enable anything—or anyone—jeopardize her venture. As she heads north to an deserted silver mine, it won’t be sufficient for Beka be her traditional “terrier” self. She’ll need to research from Achoo to smell out the criminals—to be a Bloodhound. . . .

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There was a flat cave floor, and beyond it a deep dark cave pool fed by a slow lazy river. The walls and water glowed faintly, so that there was no problem seeing. It was a rather pretty region, though of course to a gargoyle any place with plenty of flowing water was appealing. "Now we have to give our steed the whatever," Mentia announced. "Yes, it's time," Gary agreed. " the figgle exclaimed, coiling with eagerness. The demoness writhed, emulating the figgle. "Me? I don't have a fig. " the creature said hungrily.

She was part of this situation, after all. So he set his teeth carefully into the rock and slowly dragged it down the path, making sure that no more water spilled. " Fiera demanded when he reached the drawbridge. " he asked blankly. As he did so, his teeth let go of the rock, and it began to sag and leak again. He snapped at it, trying to stop the spillage, but couldn't get a proper hold. "Yes, you have quartz of water," she said, alarmed. " "Yes, the water's leaking, and I wondered if you know how to stop it," he said, nipping again for the edge, and missing again.

It's your turn for questions. " He became interested. " "Because I have a defect of demonly character: I'm slightly crazy. " Her blouse and skirt reappeared, correctly placed. "I share this with my better half: I like to be entertained, and you promise to be entertaining. " That seemed to be a fair answer. " "Very well. " He got to work. There were some wallflowers not far distant, and he was able to transplant several to the river bed. But there was a problem: they needed water in order to flower, and he had none.

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