By Jenna Black
The second one novel in a special and action-packed city delusion sequence from the acclaimed writer of the Morgan Kingsley sequence!
An historic evil is unleashed within the glossy world— until one fearless P.I. can hunt it down. . . . Nikki Glass, Immortal Huntress, returns during this new novel within the acclaimed sequence by means of Jenna Black.
As a dwelling descendant of Artemis the Huntress, deepest investigator Nikki Glass is familiar with find out how to tune an individual down. but if an Oracle indicates up, caution the Descendants approximately wild puppy assaults in Washington, D.C., Nikki is afraid it'd be a catch. The Olympians think the “dogs” are rather jackals, managed by means of a blood-crazed descendant of the Egyptian death-god Anubis. no matter what. . . . If Nikki hopes to muzzle Dogboy, she’s acquired to capture him within the act. but if she stakes out a neighborhood cemetery, she finally ends up face-to-snout with a snarling pack of shadow-jackals whose chew is worse than their bark. those hellhounds are deadly—even for an immortal like Nikki. “Dog” spelled backward might be “god,” yet that won’t cease Nikki from instructing those previous gods a few new methods. Like enjoying useless
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