TOUCH OF THE DEMON
Rowland completely upends the Kara Gillian series in this installment. Everything we thought we knew about the inhabitants of Rowland’s universe is called into question, with devastating results. Rising star Rowland kicks it into a whole new gear with this outstanding story that is heartbreaking, terrifying and utterly thrilling!
Homicide cop and demon summoner Kara has been forcibly summoned into the demon realm by demon lord Mzatal. Although she’s hoping for a rescue by demon lord Rhyzkahl, Kara’s fighting spirit is fully engaged. What is Mzatal after? Why does he want to break her connection with Rhyzkahl? Does it have anything to do with the truth about FBI agent Ryan Kristoff? Kara learns she is more than a hostage, but she also discovers that intrigue, betrayal and treachery surround her. (DAW, Jan., 448 pp., $7.99)