Synopses & Reviews
"A strong-minded, sharp-witted heroine who will appeal to fans of Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse series and Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake." (Library Journal)
Clouds are brewing over Cadogan House, and Merit the vampire can't tell if this is the darkness before the dawn, or the calm before the storm. With the city itself in turmoil over paranormals and the state threatening to pass a paranormal registration act, times have never been more precarious for the vampires. If only they could lay low for a bit...
Then magic rears its ugly head when Lake Michigan turns black. The mayor insists it's nothing to worry about, but Merit knows a panic is coming. She'll have to turn to friends old and new to find out who's behind this, and stop them before it's too late for both the vampires and humans.
[A] WONDERFULLY COMPELLING RELUCTANT VAMPIRE HEROINE.” USA Today Bestselling Author Julie Kenner
Between standing Sentinel of Cadogan house and making society appearances with House Master Ethan Sullivan, a new member of the American Association of Vampires, Merit has her hands full. The last thing she needs is trouble, especially of the deadly kind.
But when an old friend shows up in need, Merit cant refuse. Morgan Greer, Master of House Navarre, has gotten himself into serious debt with a dangerous Chicago crime syndicate known as the Triad. And theyre willing to exact more than a pound of flesh for paybackunless Merit can find a way to stop them.
Only the Triads connections go deeper than Merit knows, and even one wrong move could be her last
Sixth in the New York Times bestselling Chicagoland Vampires series
Turned into a vampire against her will, twenty-eight-year-old Merit found her way into the dark circle of Chicagos vampire underground, where she learned there was more to supernaturals than met the eyeand more supernaturals than the public ever imagined.
And not all the secrets she learned were for sharingamong humans or inhumans.
Now Merit is on the hunt, charging across the stark American Midwest, tailing a rogue supernatural intent on stealing an ancient artifact that could unleash catastrophic evil on the world. But Merit is also the prey. An enemy of Chicagoland is hunting her, and hell stop at nothing to get the book for himself. No mercy allowed. No rules apply. No lives spared. The race is on.
About the Author
Chloe Neill was born and raised in the South, but now makes her home in the Midwest. She is the author of the Chicagoland Vampires series, including Blood Games, Wild Things, Biting Bad, and House Rules. When not transcribing Merit's adventures, she bakes, works, and scours the Internet for good recipes and great graphic design. Chloe also maintains her sanity by spending time with her boys--her photographer husband and their dogs, Baxter and Scout.