Homicide detective Kara Gillian has a special talent: she can sense the "arcane" in our world, and there's quite a bit of it, even in Beaulac, Louisiana. She's also a summoner of demons, and works on a task force that deals with supernatural crimes. Her partners are attractive and smart FBI agents, but they're not summoners, and they're not telling Kara why they are on this special force with her.
To make things worse, Kara has pledged herself to one of the most powerful of demons - a Demon Lord - who helped save her partner's life, but now expects things in return. Meanwhile, she's trying to solve a string of murders that are somehow tied together by money, sex, rock music and...mud. But how can she concentrate on the case when she's not even sure who-or what-her partners are?
©2011 Diana Rowland (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
great book even if you dont start with the first one in the collection you still understand it
I like to read mystery books and a fantasy books. This was a good hybrid of the two. My chief complaint is that the first two books were not available on audible. My second complaint is that this book seemed to be a 'chickflick' type of story, which as a man I found to not be as approachable as possible. I did enjoy the hard-criminology aspects of the novel, which were somewhat unique in my experience. I'll try more in this series, but I'm not too hopeful.
I've always been a avid reader so now I'm a avid listener. I prefer the paranormal genre but I do like to switch things up. It's boring if you don't have variety. Of course I do love the romance and the hotter the better. Also, you can't beat a good thriller filled with suspense and a ending you can't even guess at until the very end.
This book was the best yet, so I'm off to get the next one in the series. I'm really liking this story and I can't wait to see who Kara ends up with romantically. It's a series that has all the elements I enjoy. If you haven't tried this series I would advise you to start from book 1. You can tell from my review that I think this book is worth the credit.
I really like this series and have the pleasure of listening back to back, this is my favorite so far
I am a fan of Illona Andrews and Faith Hunter so am pleased to find another paranormal series that does not bore me. Kara Gilligan is smart, funny, determined and best of all not whiney. Diana Rowland writes a fast paced story with interesting characters and surprising twists. I hope I enjoy the rest of the series as much as the first three books
Good continuation in the series, good twists and suspense. can't wait to read the next
Loved Zack and that New Orleans accent. The twist was a little predictable...at least until I listened to the end!
I'm so excited to move on to book 4 that it's driving me crazy writing this. Lol, I always finish her books with my mouth hanging open in surprise.
"Ecstasy is the beginning"
among the top, I love audio books, Diana Rowland has the`t gift like John Ringo, Kim Woods Ann Rice Chris Fieldwater Mary Stewart and other great authors
There were many great moments as her writing is spell binding and entraps the reader
An awesome sexy voice and a great narrater.
much when certain characters become injured, it oiis put accros so intently it moves the reader or listener
I rate these books 10 out of 10, try reading Chris Fieldwater John Ringo and Kim Woods as well, Chris Fieldwater has a new book coming out Eternally in Love, my friend did a proof read and I had a browse, awesome sexy and mind blowing.
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