Touch of the Demon
Demon Novels, Book Five
By Diana Rowland
(Daw Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780756407759, 448pp.)
Publication Date: December 31, 2012
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Yet intrigue and treachery are running rampant, and Kara is hard pressed to keep her wits about her. Her abilities as a homicide detective are put to the test as she seeks the truth about FBI Agent Ryan Kristoff; Rhyzkahl, the demon lord she is sworn to; and her own history in the demon realm. She's going to need all the strength and tenacity she's developed as a cop and a summoner, or the hell she endures may well last forever.
"Touch of the Demon" is the exciting fifth installment of the "Kara Gillian" series.
"A nifty combination of police procedural and urban fantasy."
-Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"Mark of the Demon crosses police procedure with weird magic. Diana Rowland's background makes her an expert in the former, and her writing convinces me she's also an expert in the latter in this fast-paced story that ends with a bang."
-Carrie Vaughn, New York Times bestselling author of Kitty Raises Hell
"Rowland’s world of arcane magic and demons is fresh and original...[and her] characters are well-developed and distinct.... Dark, fast-paced, and gripping."
"With each new chapter in this mesmerizing UF series, the gifted Rowland constructs her world and adds depth to her characters, all while giving readers clues to the over-arching plotline."
-RT Book Reviews
"Diana Rowland has built a fascinating and compelling urban fantasy series, with main character Kara as tough as she needs to be yet vulnerable enough to be realistic."
"Yet again, Diana Rowland has knocked my socks off with a stellar book that left me positively desperate for more."
-A Book Obsession
"The sex definitely sizzles, the characters are engaging, the world is intriguing, and action pulled me right in. Highly recommended!"
"Rowland once again writes the perfect blend of police procedural and paranormal fantasy."
-Night Owl Paranormal
"Phenomenal world building, a tough yet vulnerable heroine, a captivating love triangle, and a increasingly compelling metanarrative that just gets juicier with each book.... Blows most other urban fantasies out of the park."
-All Things Urban Fantasy
"A nifty combination of police procedural and urban fantasy." —Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"Rising star Rowland kicks it into a whole new gear with this outstanding story that is heartbreaking, terrifying and utterly thrilling!" —RT Book Reviews (top pick, GOLD)
"Touch of the Demon is hands down the darkest, grittiest installment yet, and it was absolutely fantastic...I can’t wait to see where Diana Rowland takes us next on this brilliant endeavor!" —Sweet Tidbits
"Diana Rowland knows what Urban Fantasy readers want and she delivers every time!" —Night Owl Reviews