As the third chapter in the first-person Dark Days series opens, mega-talented Drake again places her heroine, vampire and fire-starter Mira, hip deep in trouble. Amid dark treachery and against long odds, sworn enemies Mira and Danaus continue to stand together. With its ever-thickening plot, fans of supernatural drama and dark suspense are sure to get their money's worth.
Since the naturi are hell-bent on destroying both humans and nightwalkers, the two races have taken steps toward cooperation. Mira's unique gifts have placed her on the front lines of the battles. Stopping naturi Rowe from creating a door that will allow his
wife, the naturi queen, back to Earth
Mira and Danaus know the odds
are against them, but they have few options -- until they capture a rogue naturi princess. Cynnia claims to want
to stop her sister Aurora, but can they trust her? Machu Picchu will be the epic battleground -- and who wins and who loses could decide the fate
of humanity! (EOS, Oct., 384 pp., $7.99)