By Kim Harrison
It's a difficult existence for witch Rachel Morgan, horny, self sustaining bounty hunter, prowling the darkest shadows of downtown Cincinnati for legal creatures of the night.
She can deal with the leather-clad vamps or even tangle with a crafty demon or . yet a serial killer who feeds at the specialists within the most deadly type of black magic is well urgent the limits.
Confronting an historic, implacable evil is greater than simply kid's play -- and this time, Rachel can be fortunate to flee along with her very soul.
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There has been no solution, no longer even a laptop. I known as his former office subsequent, my instinct settling right into a great groove on the identify of where: Seary defense. the lady there has been really nice, yet she didn’t be aware of something, telling me that Mr. Seary’s spouse was once away at a “health hotel” attempting to relearn tips to sleep. She did glance in her documents, although, telling me they had been reduced in size to put in a secure at the Kalamack property. “Security…” I murmured, pinning Mr. Seary’s packet to the bulletin board atop Glenn’s sticky notes to get it out of my method. “Hey, Glenn. you may have to any extent further of these sticky notes? ” He rummaged in his table drawer, tossing me a pack, presently via a pen. I scrawled the identify of Mr. Seary’s place of work and glued it to his file. After a moment’s idea, I did an analogous to the woman’s, writing “safe fashion designer” on it. I additional a moment sticky observe with “Talked to T” turned around in black ink. A scuffing within the hallway introduced my eyes up from the 3rd file. I made a noncommittal smile spotting the obese cop, minibag of chips in hand. He said me and Glenn’s nod, coming to a leisure within the doorway. “Glenn’s received you doing his secretary paintings? ” he requested, his good-old-boy tone virtually thick adequate to chop. “No,” I acknowledged, smiling sweetly. “Trent Kalamack is the witch hunter, and I’m simply taking a second to tie the hyperlinks jointly. ” He grunted, eyeing Glenn. Glenn wearily back his glance, including a shrug. “Rachel,” he acknowledged, “this is Officer Dunlop. Dunlop, this is often Ms. Morgan. ” “Charmed,” I stated, now not supplying my hand lest i am getting it again lined in potato-chip grease. no longer getting the trace, the guy walked in, crumbs falling to the tile flooring. “Whatcha acquired? ” he acknowledged, coming to see at my thick reviews caught to the board atop Glenn’s pale sticky notes. “Too quickly to claim. ” I driven him out of my house with a finger in his intestine. “Excuse me. ” He subsidized up yet didn’t go away, going as a substitute to work out what Glenn was once doing. Heaven shop me from police officers on holiday. the 2 talked over Glenn’s suspicions pertaining to Dr. Anders, their emerging and falling voices soothing. I blew chip crumbs off my papers, my pulse quickening as I observed that the 3rd sufferer had labored on the urban racetrack in climate keep an eye on. It used to be a truly tough box of labor, heavy in ley line magic. the fellow have been pressed to dying whereas operating past due, stirring up a fall bathe to hose down down the tune for the following day’s race. the particular enforce of demise was once unknown. There were not anything within the stables heavy adequate. I didn’t examine that photo, both. It have been at this aspect that the media discovered the 3 deaths have been hooked up regardless of the various equipment of demise and named the sadistic freak the “witch hunter. ” a brief mobile name acquired me his sister, who stated in fact he knew Trent Kalamack. That the councilman known as her brother to invite in regards to the nation of the music, yet that she hadn’t heard if he had talked to Mr. Kalamack prior to his dying or now not, and that she used to be simply in poor health approximately her brother’s loss of life, and did i understand how lengthy it took for assurance tests to return in?