Dark Descendant (Nikki Glass Series)
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 tune down any guy. but if her newest shopper seems to be a real descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . . loopy because it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting talents are actually god-given. She’s a dwelling, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a catch set through the youngsters of the gods. Nikki’s new “friends” comprise a descendant of Eros, who makes use of intercourse as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose methods aren't any guffawing 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 ruin all Descendants who refuse to bow right down to them. within the everlasting conflict of fine god/bad god, Nikki may make a divine weapon. but when they believe she’ll quit and not using a struggle, the gods needs to be loopy. . . .
That?” there has been the sort of lengthy silence at the different finish of the road i assumed i would have misplaced the sign on my cell. “I’m sorry,” he eventually acknowledged, and he truly seemed like he intended it. even if he did or no longer used to be anyone’s wager. “I don’t believe any folks are pondering as truly as we must always in the interim, in particular me. Emmitt was once my pal for a protracted, very long time. I may still have—” His voice cracked, and he cleared his throat. my very own eyes stung on the soreness in Anderson’s voice. I’m this sort of.
a difficult time believing Konstantin relatively had an issue with what Alexis had performed. probably he’d have hottest it if Alexis attempted a bit more durable to make touch peacefully earlier than resorting to threats, however the threats might have come finally, a method or one other. And if Konstantin have been relatively sorry approximately it, he’d have stated so correct from the beginning. “So are you retracting the threat?” He smiled at me, the expression condescending, even though his tone remained thoroughly friendly. “My good friend threatened.
beneficiant with these riches. Your pay will be in seven figures, with bonuses for achievement. you may reside like a queen.” He sounded even more enthusiastic about this argument than he had concerning the “it’s for an outstanding reason” factor. I shrugged. “Money doesn’t tempt me.” He laughed, like I’d simply made the funniest funny story on this planet. “Oh, Nikki, cash tempts everyone.” And similar to that, I’d heard adequate. I’d listened to what he needed to say, and there has been no trace of doubt in my brain that i needed.
correct, and he’d simply been attempting to distract the competition? the instant of indecision expense me, and by the point i determined to disregard Anderson’s command—if it even used to be a command—it used to be too overdue. Peter had drawn a gun—my gun, I suspected—and was once pointing it at Anderson. If I controlled to clock him with my rock, the influence could reason him to drag the set off. I didn’t dare chance it. Feeling a bit like that lifeless damsel in misery in the end, I remained crouched at the back of the bush, hoping.
the idea earlier than I made myself hysterical. i made a decision to make a cursory exam of my cellphone. i attempted the door, after all, however the sound of these locks clicking close were no phantasm. i attempted the sink and came across that sure, blessedly, i'll get scorching water. I picked up my bloody, ruined sweater, rinsed out as a lot of the blood as attainable, then used the sleeve like a washcloth to scrub myself up. i used to be painfully conscious that Anderson was once making plans again and ask me later. The.