Trouble with the Cursed (Hollows) (Libro en Inglés)

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ISBN: 9780593437513
por Ace
ISBN: 9780593437513
Editorial: Ace
Autor: Harrison, Kim
Año de edición: 2022
N° Paginas: 464
Tipo de pasta: Pasta dura
Descripción: Rachel Morgan must keep her friends close—and her enemies closer—in the next Hollows novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison.Rachel Morgan, witch-born demon, has one unspoken rule: take chances, but pay for them yourself. With it, she has turned enemies into allies, found her place with her demon kin, and stepped up as the subrosa of Cincinnati—responsible for keeping the paranormal community at peace and in line.Life is . . . good? Even better, her best friend, Ivy Tamwood, is returning home. Nothing’s simple, though, and Ivy’s not coming alone. The vampires’ ruling council insists she escort one of the long undead, hell-bent on proving that Rachel killed Cincy’s master vampire to take over the city. Which, of course, Rachel totally did not do. She only transformed her a little.With Rachel’s friends distracted by their own lives and problems, she reaches out to a new ally for help—the demon Hodin. But this trickster has his own agenda. In the end, the only way for Rachel to save herself and the city may be to forge a new understanding with her estranged demon teacher, Al. There’s just one problem: Al would sell his own soul to be rid of her. . . .Review"'The Hollows' continues its solid supernatural storytelling, and fans will celebrate the return of its sarcastic witch-born demon."—Library Journal"Rachel Morgan’s adventures are far from over, with a new set of complications expanding her circle of influence and magical skills. . . . Fans will be pleased to see plenty of life left here."—Publishers Weekly"Kim Harrison's creativity and great world-building stand out in this novel...If you enjoy urban fantasies, then I recommend that you check out this series. I am looking forward to finding out what happens next.”—Mystery & Suspense MagazinePraise for Kim Harrison and the Hollows series“I wouldn’t miss a Kim Harrison book for anything.”—Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series“Blends the best qualities of Anita Blake and Stephanie Plum. . . . Kim Harrison carries it off with style.”—Jim Butcher, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Dresden Files series“The world of the Hollows is fast-moving, funny, harrowing, scary, and—the greatest compliment to a fantasy—absolutely real.”—Diana Gabaldon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Outlander series“Movie pitch: Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Tank Girl. . . . Personal growth, series-altering revelations, and a lot of humor make it inviting.”—Entertainment WeeklyAbout the AuthorKim Harrison is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Hollows series, including Million Dollar Demon, American Demon, and The Witch with No Name. She has published more than two dozen books—from young adult to speculative thriller—has written short fiction for various anthologies, and has scripted two original graphic novels set in the Hollows universe. She has also published traditional fantasy under the name Dawn Cook. Kim was born and raised in Michigan and between other projects is currently working on a new Hollows book.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.CHAPTER1It wasn't even ten yet, and the cicadas were already screaming in the hot, muggy air. Uncomfortable, I fidgeted, my sandals scraping the time-warped porch boards as I impatiently waited for Pike to pick the lock of the dilapidated Victorian he'd tagged as an unregistered blood house. It was stifling under the overhang and scraggly street trees. My camisole and shorts seemed woefully inappropriate to be kicking vampire ass in, but Pike had promised it was a five-minute thing. In, out, iced coffee and Band-Aids before noon.Traffic was a distant hum, the bars and restaurants a comfortable two blocks away. It was a perfect location for a blood house where consenting vamps could finish out their evening or, more often, where others could hide from unwanted attention. Working on all l
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