By Jenna Black
From the acclaimed writer of the Morgan Kingsley, Exorcist books comes the gripping first novel in a brand new sequence a few inner most eye who discovers, to her shock, that she’s an immortal huntress.
Nikki Glass can song down any guy. but if her most recent customer 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 dwelling, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a seize set by means 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 tips aren't any guffawing subject; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a secret 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 might make a divine weapon. but when they believe she’ll quit with out a struggle, the gods has to be loopy. . . .
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Hush, sweetheart,” she stated, absently achieving all the way down to brush a dripping lock of hair out of my eyes. The silly child cried even louder as soon as Momma wasn’t protecting him with either palms. I hated him for it even supposing I knew i used to be imagined to love him. “We’re virtually there. ” I didn’t recognize the place “there” used to be, yet I didn’t see whatever generic in this run-down urban highway, so I knew “there” wasn’t domestic, and residential was once the single “there” i needed. “Wanna cross domestic! ” I yelled, stamping my foot. Then i made a decision to work out if i may out-wail my brother. If i used to be loud sufficient, might be Momma may supply me what i wished. it usually looked as if it would paintings for silly Billy. Momma closed her eyes in ache and weariness whilst i began to cry, yet she didn’t take me domestic. as an alternative, we persevered to trudge in the course of the rain. i attempted occurring a sit-down strike, yet Momma grabbed my hand and dragged me alongside. i used to be too previous to be carried, she educated me, so i used to be simply going to need to stroll. eventually, whilst i used to be definite I couldn’t stroll one other step regardless of Momma pulling on me, we climbed a suite of weathered stone steps. Momma driven open a door, and that i her right into a cool, darkish entryway. It appeared we have been eventually “there. ” I wiped my dripping hair clear of my face as my eyes adjusted to the low mild, which looked as if it would come virtually completely from candles. prior to us, a couple of doorways have been propped open to bare a protracted aisle with rows of pews on each side. The rain had darkened the afternoon skies in order that in simple terms the faintest glow of sunshine shone during the stained glass home windows, yet a discreet highlight illuminated a grotesque statue of Christ at the pass. I shivered within the air-conditioned breeze. Seconds in the past, I’d have performed whatever to get within out of the rain, and to take a seat, yet I didn’t like this church. perhaps it was once a premonition. or perhaps it used to be simply that i used to be reliving the memory/dream from my grownup standpoint, realizing what used to be going to ensue. Momma led me down the aisle, to a pew in the midst of the church. there have been a number of previous girls sitting on the very entrance, yet except them we have been the one humans within the position. Our footsteps echoed, regardless of the strip of carpet down the guts of the aisle. It was once then that i spotted the infant had ultimately stopped crying. Momma nudged me into the pew, and that i sat down gratefully, regardless of how uneasy the church made me. i presumed she’d sit down subsequent to me, yet she didn’t. She knelt within the aisle, nonetheless cradling Billy in her fingers. He made a bit sound of protest, like he used to be approximately to begin screaming back, yet then caught his thumb firmly in his mouth as a substitute. The quiet made the patter of the rain at the home windows appear loud. Momma allow move of Billy with one hand, and he used to be too busy sucking his thumb to bitch. She brushed my cheek with the again of her hand, and the sunshine glinted off the moisture in her eyes. “I wish you to sit down right here and be a superb lady, Nikki,” she stated in a low whisper, the sound slightly loud sufficient to listen to over the patter of the rain. “I need to move swap Billy’s diaper,” she persisted, and her eyes shone even brighter.