Explosions, body parts, and black magic are all part of Abby Collins' typical day. As the top Paranormal Investigation Bureau agent, she only gets the best cases, but when the Cult of Ra comes to play she might in be over her head. Finding a murderer while up against a hex, an overprotective coven, and a stubborn werewolf reminds her that nothing in the paranormal world is easy. As the death toll rises and a decades-old crime, linked to Abby, is uncovered, disturbing information is brought to light. Abby must unlock an ancient language steeped in black magic to uncover the truth before the murderer comes for her.
©2015 Amy Kessler (P)2015 Amy Kessler
I gave up in chapter 6. The characters were shallow and one dimensional. The relationships between Abby and Simon and Abby and Levi seemed forced and taken for granted. We are told that Levi raised Abby after the death of her parents, but, there relationship is standoffish and cold. We are told Simon likes Abby but there is no evidence of this except that he asks her out a few times. There's no flirting or anything else that shows a connection between them. Simon, an almost alpha, doesn't even care that a werewolf has been killed in his territory. Werewolves always care if someone is in their territory, dead or alive. We are told several times that Abby is the best investigator, but, never really see her do anything but asks questions. This story needs more character and plot development.
"Good story, poor narration."
I would recommend the ebook as opposed to the audio book. I had to stop the book and go check it really wasn't a young adult book I was listening to. The narrator's voice sounded very young, I kept hearing a 15 year old girl as opposed to a 24 year old woman.
I'm very tempted to say the end because of the narrator but really there were no stand out scenes or characters. It's an okay book for passing a rainy Sunday afternoon when you haven't got anything else to do.
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