MAGIC IN THE SHADOWS
Once again readers join Hound Allison Beckstrom on her first-person journey into treacherous magical territory that's laced with plenty of magical mayhem. The complex world and interpersonal dynamics make this story and series suspenseful and grimly compelling. Excellent!
Zayvion Jones may be Allie's magical soul complement, as well as the man she has fallen for. But the magical holes in her memory have their relationship starting anew. A necromorph is stalking her father's essence and realizes that he's lodged in Allie. Can Allie survive long enough to begin to understand her powers? (ROC, Nov., 368 pp., $7.99)