Hell to Heaven: Journey to Wudang: Book Two (Journey to Wudang Trilogy)
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A fantastic adventure featuring Chinese gods, horrific demons, bizarre creatures from Asian mythology, and electrifying martial arts action, Hell to Heaven is the second book in Kylie Chan’s second fresh and exciting urban fantasy series. Fans of John Wu and other Hong Kong Kung Fu movie masters will thrill to the latest exploits Emma Donahoe Chen, badass wife of the God of the Northern Heavens, who faces the grim prospect of turning all-demon and vows to fight to the death to regain her imperiled humanity. Hell to Heaven is fresh and ingeniously different urban fantasy that readers of Lilith Saintcrow, Liz Williams, Karen Chance, Devon Monk, and Ilona Andrews will love.
lifts were set into the wall. We followed them. The Tiger put his hand over the button, then shook his head and went to the doors and wrenched them open. He stuck his head into the shaft and looked down and up. ‘Can’t move them,’ he said. ‘Power’s gone and the automatic braking system’s engaged.’ ‘We can fly up,’ Simone said. ‘Easy.’ ‘What about the Lion and the serpent?’ the Tiger said. ‘I can fly,’ Leo said. Simone glanced at me. ‘I’ll carry you, Emma.’ ‘She’s too big, don’t be stupid,’
The boys were already there so I let it go. They brought beer, and I was really annoyed at them. One of them tried to get me drunk, he kept putting beer in my Coke, and when I wouldn’t drink it he got one of the girls to put something, like a drug or something, in my Coke. I was really sleepy so I went to the front cabin, and he followed me in, and tried…’ She took another deep breath. ‘He tried to rape me. I got really mad at him and yinned him, and took half the boat with him, and it sank.’
early the next morning. Simone had moved into her father’s room for the night, and when she came out it was obvious she hadn’t slept well. The cleaners shook their heads and tutted at the state of the carpet, then spoke to me with some difficulty in English. ‘I understand Cantonese,’ Simone said. ‘Talk to me, I’ll translate.’ The cleaners were obviously relieved. One of them pointed at the floor. ‘A steam iron and a hairdryer only made this worse. Is this dog?’ Simone nodded. ‘Yes. Big dog.’
breath and picked up the sword again. He screamed with agony as he ripped the scabbard off, swung the blade and took the demon’s head. The second the head was gone, Gold dropped the sword and stood panting, staring at it. I waited to see if the demon would re-form; it didn’t. I spat out the head and the three of us backed up. ‘How about we grab these disks and make a run for the car?’ Gold said. ‘Teleport,’ Zara said. ‘Lady Emma can’t,’ Gold said. ‘We have to go down the old-fashioned way.’
a dangerous trek tomorrow, I thought it only fair that she knows everything.’ ‘That’s not really necessary—’ the Tiger began. ‘Everything,’ Michael said firmly. ‘The whole thing. You, Leo, Emma, Simone, everything.’ The Tiger put one hand on the table. ‘Usually we wait until they’ve said yes to a marriage proposal.’ ‘I want her to know before it gets too serious.’ ‘What is the big secret anyway?’ Clarissa said, looking around at us, delighted. ‘All of you are spies or something?’ ‘Why does