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Bad Medicine

Auhtor: Martha Wells

Language: english
Published: 1997

Genres:

fiction,  fantasy,  short stories
Downloads: 495
eBook size: 71Kb

Review by Joanna Daneman, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Bad Medicine':

Black Medicine is a collection of stories by author Arthur J. Burks. It was released in 1966 by Arkham House in an edition of 1952 copies and was the authors first book published by Arkham House. All but one of the stories had originally appeared in the magazine Weird Tales.

Excerpts from the Book 'Bad Medicine':


... barefoot and shivering. His first impulse was to ask why the hell Charlie Jimenez' boy wasn't in school and did his mother know he'd lost his shoes? ...
... long, jeans and sweater dusty and ragged. He said, I need help. Do you? Mac answered. In these days, you had to watch out for vandals and thieves ...
... and we take curses off people foolish enough to get put under them. Now which one are you interested in? The magic. It was a whisper. I thought ...
... looked down at the table, cheeks darkening with embarrassment. You're right. Ben sighed. That was a dumb thing to do. Kids today??? . There's always ...
... his head. Why threaten the sister? A play for more money. He offered more money. So she's a sick con artist. He, Anthony corrected. It's a ...
... a square tower rising out of one corner, modelled after the cliff houses at Mesa Verde. It had big windows and a wide red tile inlaid porch that should ...
... from the gateway. He said, I don't talk to the hired help when I'm on business. Why don't you step out of the way so we can get on with this? He was ...
... power was limited, and they were bound into whatever shape they had taken to come into this world. This one was Hispanic and nearing middle-aged, because ...
... tied back and black bands painted across their eyes. Mac looked down at himself and realized he was one of them, that was why no one had reacted to his ...
... he'd removed from the patient's body. He gave a mental nod to the gate wizard. Point one to you, he thought. Mac pushed forward through the others and ...
... it with only a faint pink line left. He finished and set the blade aside, only a well-polished piece of obsidian again. The doctor coughed tentatively, ...
... the smooth scars of highways. He tested the wizard's hold on him, but was careful not to exert his full strength. Suddenly the headlong flight slowed, ...
... black dresses that were the traditional wardrobe of widowed grannies, except for one nonconformist dressed in a multicolored bathrobe and beaded necklaces. Mac's ...
... his jacket in the car. Just a byproduct of the war, he told her. He did that to you? Oh man, are we in trouble. Thanks for the vote of confidence, ...
... sigh. Shapechanging? Mac, what are you thinking??? One of the brujas snorted and said, We don't always see eye to eye with you, but we didn't ...
... was open and the witch bundle silent in the foyer. The room was lit only by the moon and starlight coming in through the windows and the shattered ...
... for the human enemy but for a moment too confused by its new senses to find him. Mac brought the poker down with all his remaining strength and smashed ...
... Wells Thorns Martha Wells Wolf Night Martha Wells The Element of Fire The kingdom of Ile-Rien is in peril, menaced by magical threats and ...
... of Fate As Maximillian the Vaguely Disreputable comes close to solving the laws of conserving magic and tapping the gods' power base, the Creeping ...
... in November 2005. She also has a media tie-in novel, Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary, released in March 2006. She has had short stories published in ...