Ace Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780441017027, 310pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2009
When magic strikes and Atlanta goes to pieces, it's a job for Kate Daniels
Drafted into working for the Order of Merciful Aid, mercenary Kate Daniels has more paranormal problems than she knows what to do with these days. And in Atlanta, where magic comes and goes like the tide, that's saying a lot.
But when Kate's werewolf friend Derek is discovered nearly dead, she must confront her greatest challenge yet. As her investigation leads her to the Midnight Games an invitation only, no holds barred, ultimate preternatural fighting tournament she and Curran, the Lord of the Beasts, uncover a dark plot that may forever alter the face of Atlanta's shapeshifting community
“Fans of Carrie Vaughn and Patricia Briggs will appreciate this fast-paced, action-packed urban fantasy full of magic, vampires, [and] werebeasties.”—Monsters and Critics
“Splendid…an edgy, dark fantasy.”—Patricia Briggs
“Kate is a great kick-ass heroine, a tough girl with a heart, and her adventures…are definitely worth checking out.”—Locus