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Random House Publishing Group, May 31, 2005 - Fiction - 528 pages
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Eve Levine — half-demon, black witch and devoted mother — has been dead for three years. She has a great house, an interesting love life and can’t be killed again — which comes in handy when you’ve made as many enemies as Eve. Yes, the afterlife isn’t too bad — all she needs to do is find a way to communicate with her daughter, Savannah, and she’ll be happy.

But fate — or more exactly, the Fates — have other plans. Eve owes them a favor, and they’ve just called it in. An evil spirit called the Nix has escaped from hell. She feeds on chaos and death, and is very good at persuading people to kill for her. The Fates want Eve to hunt her down before she does any more damage, but the Nix is a dangerous enemy — previous hunters have been driven insane in the process. As if that’s not problem enough, the only way to stop her is with an angel’s sword. And Eve is no angel. . . .

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User Review  - sgt sara - Borders

I have loved the other books in the series so far. But this one in my opinion could have been left out. It takes you way beyond what the other books have been about into a world I don't quite understand. But read it anyways just in case something comes of it later. Read full review

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Action packed urban fantasy with ghostly time travel, fates, nasty evil bad things and even angels. Phew. I really enjoyed visiting the murderers and seeing inside their heads in this world. There were some tear wrenching moments and a lot of death. I love the devotion Kristof had for Eve, he was a wonderful character.
Eve, a part demon witch ghost is obsessed with watching her daughter and trying to communicate with her. The rest of her after life has become a shadow, even the love of her life and after life Kristof. He has always been there and still is, even if it means she will never be there for him.
When a murderous demon escapes the hold of the Fates, they search out Eve to work with an angel to help bring her in. This new works sparks something in Eve and awakens something inside. She travels through time with Trsiel, an angel to visit a few of histories most notorious murders.
I really loved the story the time travel, the powers , the evil badness, but I did not like the very ending. It was just a bit cliche'.

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Page 23 - Fate reached into the air and pulled out a sheet of paper. "This is a list of books— "Books?

About the author (2005)

Kelley Armstrong lives in Ontario with her family. She is the author of four previous Women of the Otherworld novels Bitten, Stolen, Dime Store Magic, and Industrial Magic.

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