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 deepest eye who discovers, to her shock, that she’s an immortal huntress.
Nikki Glass can tune down any guy. but if her newest patron seems to be a real descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . .
Crazy because it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting talents are actually god-given. She’s a dwelling, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a capture 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 giggling topic; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a spy.
But strongest of all are the Olympians, a rival extended family of immortals looking to wreck all Descendants who refuse to bow all the way down to them. within the everlasting conflict of fine god/bad god, Nikki may make a divine weapon. but when they suspect she’ll quit with no struggle, the gods has to be loopy. . .
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The clock’s pendulum swung back and forth. The mouse blinked, then gathered itself and dashed forward across the hardwood floor. That was when the cat pounced. It streaked from its hiding spot beneath the couch, and a heavy paw knocked the mouse sideways. The mouse skidded across the floor, rolled to its feet, and ran. A shadow passed over TWO AND TWENTY DARK TALES: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes it, and two paws came down on either side of it. The cat batted it across the floor, slamming it into something hard and slick.
And at the far end of the room, so immense it should not have fit, a grandfather clock of wood and gold and diamonds. Its base and sides were carved with runes that, Amarind knew from experience, made your vision blur if you stared at them too long. The clockface was carved of diamond, but had no arms. The pendulum and weights were solid gold, and despite the glass covering, the power leaking out of the clock was enough to make Amarind shiver. ” she said carefully. “I’m here,” the Witch said. And she was, sitting in the chair at the head of the table.
Hide? Draw the knife? ” and a noblewoman came into the library, giggling behind her handkerchief. She stopped giggling, stood in the doorway, and stared. King Cedric stopped short. After a long moment, he said, “Summon the guards, please. ” *** The guards recognized her at once. She saw it in their faces, in the way they hesitated before taking her by the arms, in the gentle way they escorted her through the halls. ” Kind Cedric looked at her over his shoulder, nothing uncertain in his glance. She glared back.
Dark Descendant (Nikki Glass, Book 1) by Jenna Black