By Margaret Ronald
(Harper Voyager, Mass Market Paperback, 9780061662430, 320pp.)
Publication Date: January 2011
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The hunter has become the hunted . . .
Without even realizing what she was doing, Genevieve Scelan has made a bad bargain. The Red Sox fanatic and supernatural tracker known as "Hound" for her extraordinary power of scent wishes she could leave magic behind now that shes eradicated the evil cabal that oppressed Bostons undercurrent for centuries. But now her talents fading, the local adepts squabbles are turning ugly, and worse, shes just discovered that she owes a very large debt to someone . . . or some thing. And in the undercurrent, debts are taken very seriously.
Evie has until midwinter to pay up . . . or else. So when she gets a job that might save hereven if shes breaking all her own rules to take itshe cant pass it up. Now, with danger at her back and uncertain allies beside her, shell trace the very bones of Boston itself to protect both the city and the people she loves.
Margaret Ronald learned to read on a blend of The Adventures of Tintin, Greek mythology, and Bloom County compilations. Her vocabulary never quite recovered. The author of two previous Evie Scelan novels, Spiral Hunt and Wild Hunt, Margaret has also written stories for Realms of Fantasy, Strange Horizons, Baen's Universe, and Fantasy Magazine.