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Fresh Pick | SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs
Fresh Pick / December 24, 2010

Mercy Thompson #5 April 2010 On Sale: March 30, 2010 Featuring: Samuel; Mercy Thompson 352 pages ISBN: 044101819X EAN: 9780441018192 Hardcover $24.95 Add to Wish List Fantasy Urban Buy at A 2010 Fresh Fiction Favorite Read! Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs All-new action in the #1 New York Times bestselling urban fantasy series Being a mechanic is hard work. Mercy Thompson, for instance, just spent the last couple of months trying to evade the murderous queen of the local vampire seethe, and now the leader of the werewolf pack – who’s maybe-more-than-just-a-friend – has asked for her help. A book of fae secrets has come to light and they’re all about to find out how implacable – and dangerous – the fae can be. OK, so maybe her troubles have nothing to do with the job. But she sure could use a holiday … Excerpt Chapter One The starter complained as it turned over the old Buick’s heavy engine. I felt a lot of sympathy for it since fighting outside my weight class was something I was intimately familiar with. I’m a coyote shapeshifter playing in a world of werewolves and vampires — outmatched is an understatement. “One more…

Sara Reyes | Holiday Traditions
Author Guest / December 24, 2010

The Holiday Buffet at Neiman’s Zodiac RoomThe Holiday Buffet starts with a Neiman Marcus tradition, their hot chicken consommé, fresh popovers and strawberry butter. Festive Salads Vegetable Pot Stickers with thai soy ginger sauce Bocconcini & Grape Tomatoes: frisée, pesto vinaigrette Bistro Spinach & Field Greens Salad: apples, grapes, spiced pecans, blue cheese, sun-dried fruit, apple cider vinaigrette Gotham Salad: diced chicken breast, ham, gruyére, tomatoes, beets, bacon, egg, iceberg lettuce, thousand island dressing Southwest Quinoa Salad: avocado, roasted corn, cilantro, lime-chipotle vinaigrette Asian Shrimp Salad: edamame, napa, carrots, bean sprouts, sweet chili Roasted Garlic Eggless Caesar: romaine, anchovies, parmigiano-reggiano, croutons Italian Tuna & Antipasti: arugula, radicchio, artichoke, red onion, roasted peppers, olive oil, lemon, tomato NM Classics Orange soufflé, chicken salad, seasonal fruit, berries & poppyseed dressing Kendlebrook farms smoked salmon, chopped liver, egg, cornichons, hummus, grilled pita, olives, horseradish pickles, artichoke & roasted garlic puree, capers, onions, lemon Main Entrees Roast Black Angus Prime Rib Roast, au jus, creamy horseradish sauce Holiday Roast Herb Turkey & Traditional Sides, pan gravy, thyme & parsley dressing, yukon gold mashed potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts, spiced pecans & maple sweet potatoes Slow Roast Rosemary & Glazed Mustard Ham, pear & goat cheese…