By Jenna Black
From the acclaimed writer of the Morgan Kingsley, Exorcist books comes the gripping first novel in a brand new sequence a couple of deepest eye who discovers, to her shock, that she’s an immortal huntress.
Nikki Glass can song down any guy. but if her most up-to-date buyer seems to be a real descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . . loopy because it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting abilities are actually god-given. She’s a residing, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a seize set by way of the youngsters of the gods. Nikki’s new “friends” contain a descendant of Eros, who makes use of intercourse as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose methods aren't any giggling topic; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a undercover agent. yet strongest of all are the Olympians, a rival extended family of immortals trying to smash all Descendants who refuse to bow all the way down to them. within the everlasting conflict of excellent god/bad god, Nikki may make a divine weapon. but when they suspect she’ll quit with no struggle, the gods needs to be loopy. . . .
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Children…” Anderson chided, creating a long-suffering face. I selected to not reply to Jamaal’s jibe, and he subsided. Anderson nodded his approval. “If it seems she’s a secret agent operating for Konstantin,” Anderson stated, “we’ll care for it once we have evidence. ” The glance he shot me then spoke volumes approximately simply how he could “deal with it. ” He will be giving me the advantage of the doubt, yet he wasn’t entirely confident of my innocence. i used to be too obdurate to drop my gaze, even though it was once not easy to seem into his eyes whilst his expression was once so forbidding. it sounds as if happy with what he observed, he became to Jamaal. “I want you to turn out to me so you might continue it jointly with no Emmitt round to stability your mood. Nikki is now below my security, and that i won’t have her being threatened or careworn through one in every of my very own humans. ” Jamaal’s chin jutted out stubbornly, and the glance in his eyes was once downright mutinous, notwithstanding he didn’t argue. at the least no longer out loud. Anderson it appears learn his expression a similar method I did. “I don’t are looking to lose you,” he stated, “but you don't have any position lower than this roof in case you can’t settle for my authority. ” I squirmed and needed i'll be wherever else yet right here. The unexpected discomfort on Jamaal’s face used to be an excessive amount of to undergo. He was once nonetheless grieving for his good friend, nonetheless livid at me, and Anderson had simply introduced a danger that triggered a soul-deep damage. I didn’t like Jamaal, in fact. yet i may empathize with him. I wasn’t yes what the connection were among him and Emmitt—had they been greater than buddies? —but the ache of that loss used to be evidently agonizing. I knew what it was once prefer to act out whilst in ache. I’d spent years doing it after my mom deserted me. I suspected Jamaal used to be feeling deserted himself instantly, and to have Anderson threaten to kick him out for my sake should have been like a dagger to his center. “So,” Anderson caused whilst Jamaal simply stood there taking a look devastated, “are you going to just accept Nikki’s correct to stick in my condominium? Or are we going to have an issue? ” Jamaal shot me a glance of natural loathing. “There’s no problem,” he answered. “As lengthy as you don’t anticipate me to love it, i will be able to settle for her presence. ” Internally, I groaned. i used to be purported to remain within the comparable residence with this man? That intended I’d most likely need to come nose to nose with him frequently, which gave the impression of a recipe for catastrophe. yet i used to be basically going to maneuver in for a short time, I instructed myself. simply till i may work out another strategy to safeguard Steph. If placing up with Jamaal and his hostility used to be the fee I needed to pay for her defense, then i used to be able to pay it. yet I had a sneaking suspicion concerns weren't settled among Jamaal and me, it doesn't matter what Anderson had ordered, or what Jamaal had grudgingly promised. 13 After dinner, I went again to my resort and packed up my meager assets. I hadn’t introduced numerous stuff, yet i used to be reluctant to move domestic and pack a much bigger suitcase. It wouldn’t shock me if Konstantin used to be having my position watched, and that i wasn’t silly sufficient to disregard Anderson’s warnings.