Unclean Spirits: Book One of the Black Sun's Daughter (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 2, 2008 - Fiction - 368 pages
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In a world where magic walks and demons ride, you can't always play by the rules.

Jayné Heller thinks of herself as a realist, until she discovers reality isn't quite what she thought it was. When her uncle Eric is murdered, Jayné travels to Denver to settle his estate, only to learn that it's all hers -- and vaster than she ever imagined. And along with properties across the world and an inexhaustible fortune, Eric left her a legacy of a different kind: his unfinished business with a cabal of wizards known as the Invisible College.

Led by the ruthless Randolph Coin, the Invisible College harnesses demon spirits for their own ends of power and domination. Jayné finds it difficult to believe magic and demons can even exist, let alone be responsible for the death of her uncle. But Coin sees Eric's heir as a threat to be eliminated by any means -- magical or mundane -- so Jayné had better start believing in something to save her own life.

Aided in her mission by a group of unlikely companions -- Aubrey, Eric's devastatingly attractive assistant; Ex, a former Jesuit with a lethal agenda; Midian, a two-hundred-year-old man who claims to be under a curse from Randolph Coin himself; and Chogyi Jake, a self-styled Buddhist with mystical abilities -- Jayné finds that her new reality is not only unexpected, but often unexplainable. And if she hopes to survive, she'll have to learn the new rules fast -- or break them completely....
  

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User Review  - MegandRyan - Borders

I really enjoyed this book, and I'm anticipating the next one! The characters, along with their names, are unique and memorable. There was an interesting thing that I must point out, and maybe other ... Read full review

Unclean Spirits

User Review  - Mardel - Borders

Unclean Spirits is a great debut novel. M.L. Hanover has written a lot of published short stories, but this is her first novel The main character, Jayne Heller (pronounce jha-nay) is from very ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
7
Section 3
22
Section 4
35
Section 5
43
Section 6
58
Section 7
72
Section 8
86
Section 15
190
Section 16
203
Section 17
214
Section 18
225
Section 19
238
Section 20
252
Section 21
266
Section 22
282

Section 9
98
Section 10
112
Section 11
129
Section 12
147
Section 13
160
Section 14
177
Section 23
295
Section 24
308
Section 25
320
Section 26
333
Section 27
346
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About the author (2008)

M.L.N. Hanover is an International Horror Guild Award-winning author living in the American southwest.

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