Karen Chance continues her terrific urban fantasy series featuring the kick-ass daughter of a vampire in this sequel to Midnight's Daughter and Death's Mistress
Dorina Basarab is a dhampir – half-human, half-vampire. Subject to uncontrollable rages, most dhampirs live very short, very violent lives. So far Dory has managed to keep herself together by unleashing her homicidal tendencies on those demons and vampires who deserve killing.Dory has been picking up freelance work for the Vampire Senate, but her latest job, bringing in the owner of a vampire club dead or alive, turns out to be anything but simple. Not only is there a gorgeous winged male who can manipulate emotion on the premises, but also a homicidal teenage dhampir. When the club owner is killed in a chaotic brawl, Dory brings in his body to the Senate offices to collect her bounty.That's when things get really crazy. Together with sexy master vampire Louis-Cesare, Dory will have to tackle zombie vampires, fallen angels and mad magical scientists in order to get to the bottom of a deadly smuggling ring – and stay alive.
'Karen Chance doesn't disappoint, once again we have an action-packed adventure with a strong female character that, while tough as nails, and a dhampir – is also very human' SFRevu'A grab-you-by-the-throat-and-suck-you-in sort of book with a tough, smart heroine and sexy-scary vampires. Just what I like to curl up with. I loved it' Patricia Briggs'A really exciting book with great pace and a huge cast of vivid characters. This is one of my favorite reads of the year' Charlaine Harris
Karen Chance is the New York Times bestselling author of two urban fantasy series. Her previous novels Touch the Dark, Claimed by Shadow, Embrace the Night, Midnight's Daughter, Curse the Dawn, Death's Mistress and Hunt the Moon are all published by Penguin. Karen lives in Central Florida, the home of make-believe, which may explain a lot. Visit her on the web at www.karenchance.com.