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White Witch, Black Curseby Kim Harrison
I've anxiously awaited the return of Rachel Morgan and her fellow Vampiric Charms partners, Jenks and Ivy. White Witch, Black Curse continues to develop these entertaining yet complex characters, and, as usual, Harrison includes several subplots that intrigue and add to the overall story. Rachel continues to kick butt and push the edge of the envelope in her quest to beat the bad guys. Again, I’m left panting for the next book in the series.
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“The world of the Hollows is fast-moving, funny, harrowing, and scary, and—the greatest compliment to a fantasy—absolutely real.”
Kim Harrison is a New York Times-bestselling phenomenon, in the superstar pantheon along with Laurel K. Hamilton and Charlaine Harris of Sookie Stackhouse fame. Return to “the Hollows” in White Witch, Black Curse, as tough-as-nails bounty hunter witch Rachel Morgan seeks vengeance for the death of her lover among the creatures of the night. Indeed, Charlaine Harris herself has nothing but praise for
"Confusion reigns for characters and readers in the complicated seventh urban fantasy outing (after 2008's The Outlaw Demon Wails) for witch detective Rachel Morgan. Rachel's reputation is in tatters — to save humanity, she used powers that are considered evil — and she's still devastated by the mysterious death of her boyfriend six months earlier. Her attempts to solve his murder bleed into a case involving an emotion-sucking banshee, and soon Rachel has to bring in her PI partners — Ivy, a bisexual vampire, and Jenks, a pixie in existential crisis — along with empathic psychiatrist Ford and the banshee victim's father, Federal Inderland Bureau captain Edden. Harrison's unique vampire mythology unduly complicates world-building, and newcomers will be desperate for a glossary, but the nearly nonstop action nicely plays off the poignancy of Rachel's difficult life." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Some wounds take time to heal . . . and some scars never fade.
Rachel Morgan, kick-ass witch and bounty hunter, has taken her fair share of hits, and has broken lines she swore she would never cross. But when her lover was murdered, it left a deeper wound than Rachel ever imagined, and now she won't rest until his death is solved . . . and avenged. Whatever the cost.
Yet the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and when a new predator moves to the apex of the Inderlander food chain, Rachel's past comes back to haunt her.
About the Author
New York Timesbestselling author Kim Harrison was born and raised in Michigan, and has recently returned there to better escape the South Carolina heat. Her bestselling Hollows novels include Dead Witch Walking; The Good, The Bad, and The Undead; Every Which Way But Dead; A Fistful of Charms; For a Few Demons More. The Outlaw Demon Wails, White Witch, Black Curseand Black Magic Sanction.
Nacida en el Midwest, Kim Harrison ha sido acusada de ser bruja (entre muchas otras cosas), pero jamÁs ha visto a un vampiro. Le fascinan los cementerios, el jazz a medianoche y se viste siempre de negro.
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