CHEAT THE GRAVE
Book five is another fast-paced adventure in the Sign of the Zodiac, a series that keeps getting better. The supernatural elements add to a good mix of pulse-pounding action and satisfying characters that wring emotion from readers. The twists in the inventive plot resonate and fans of urban fantasy are sure to be pleased. Readers should start with book one to get up to speed.
Las Vegas superhero Joanna Archer lost her powers when she saved a child, in order to save the light. In the process, she changed her destiny, and her former allies are now her enemies. Bound by prophecy, she’s forced to move through a nightmare landscape, stalked by an insane killer. Her only chance is to gather an army of those who were once foes, and in the process, destroy everything she believed in. (EOS, Jun., 464 pp., $7.99)