Out of the corner of his eye, he saw the doors of McMorrow's mansion fly open. Men flew down the steps of the veranda and onto the lawn, drawing pistols to aim at Ruby and Houndstooth. We'll get you fixed up, sweet.
Houndstooth reached up as she was standing, wrapping his hand around the pommel of the kneeling saddle that was strapped to her back by a harness of mesh and webbing. He held his gray Stetson onto his head with his free hand and flung himself up into the saddle. The moment his knees met leather, he whipped his hat off and used it to slap Ruby's behind with just enough force for her to flick her tail at him.
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She took off like a cannonball, and before McMorrow's men could get a shot fired, Ruby and Houndstooth had disappeared into the waters of the Peachtree Lagoon. See All Customer Reviews. Shop Books. Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. USD 0. Sign in to Purchase Instantly.
Explore Now. Buy As Gift. Overview Worth Her Weight in Gold Winslow Remington Houndstooth, notorious outlaw, handsomest heartbreaker in the American South, has just finished a lucrative job, but he's faced with a hippo-sized problem that would test even the most seasoned of hoppers. They are a regular contributor for multiple websites, including Tor. Their nonfiction has appeared in Mashable and The Boston Globe , and her fiction has been published internationally.
She lives in Oakland, California. Their nonfiction has appeared in Mashable and The Boston Globe, and their fiction has been published internationally. They are the author of River of Teeth and Taste of Marrow. They live lives in Los Angeles, California. The problem was Ruby.
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This was an especially bad problem for three reasons. Reason One Ruby was a hippopotamus, and when a hippopotamus doesn't want to get up, there is not a soul alive or dead in the great green state of Georgia who can make her get up. Reason Two Houndstooth was not a hippopotamus, and therefore he was not equipped to run faster and farther than the men who would soon be chasing him. Reason Three Ruby didn't care about reasons. Ruby did not care for shouting. I thought they all died when that fire —" Houndstooth didn't listen any further than that. He didn't need to.
He'd been made. The guard hesitated.
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Then, the guard turned tail and ran back up to the house, kicking up divots of grass behind him. Ah, Shit "You gull-blighted beast," Houndstooth hissed at Ruby. Winslow Remington Houndstooth, creator of the best and rarest breed of hippo in the United States of America, notorious outlaw, handsomest heartbreaker in the American South — Ruby bellowed, opening her jaws to their full degree breadth. She left her mouth open wide.
Except for two. Then, the enormous midnight bulk of her shifted, and she began to rise. Excerpted by permission of Tom Doherty Associates. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Write a Review. I really like their Under the Dome reviews. But it could certainly use some more diversity, of the intellectual kind. Racist A.
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They mean Anglophone, white, male, Western and straight. Yeah, I grew up in a city the was majority Hispanic and then spent the first 10 years of my career in various Asian cities. Oh, and for 2 years my department of 10 only had two men. But then I like to judge people on their attitudes and actions, not there skin tone or reproductive plumbing. So he projects his self-hatred onto others.
On race: I had been reading Samuel Delany for 20 years before I found out he was black. It was a lot later that I found out he was gay.
Do I care? Not really, I like his writing. Ditto for MZB, who apparently tortured her children into having sex with her. Which is too bad. In , Bradley was accused of sexual abuse by her daughter, Moira Greyland, who claims that she was molested from the age of 3 to Greyland also claimed that she was not the only victim and that she was one of the people who reported her father, Walter H.
Breen, for child molestation. I tried to read his books 20 years ago, and they stunk so I stopped. The only racist I see here is the whining pussy from Tard. We compared. Mike has at least got some sun this summer. My colour is pink, shading to beet red if I go out in the sun too long.
Clearly the only solution for Mr. Maybe get some work out of them too. Stuff that makes it fun. Mediocrity is hard to hide. George all you want. No need to generalize or slander the whole site. Not everyone who writes for it is on the same page. So yeah, when I talk about Tor. The blog does write other things. Good point, Jeff. I think Larry was just pointing out that it was another Tor post.leondumoulin.nl/language/thriller/the-americanism-of-washington.php
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Not speaking for him, of course, that was just how I read it when I saw it. I can see how it might be misconstrued, however. So I was wondering- and speaking of diversity- does Tor ever post articles from other points of view? This may be accurate, Larry said the same thing just up the page and again while the web was kicking my ass trying to get this to post. I started reading Tor.
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