By Marjorie M. Liu
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Demon hunter Maxine Kiss, inked with dwelling tattoos, is on a venture to rescue the fellow she loves from a bloodthirsty military. to save lots of him, Maxine has just one selection: to lose control—and unlock her personal powers of darkness.
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Extra resources for Darkness Calls (Hunter Kiss, Book 2)
I eased off my gloves, shoved them in my back pocket, and extended my palm. A sharp little hand passed me a switchblade. Pretty thing, with a mother-of-pearl handle and silver accents. Razor edge, still wet with blood. L. I waved it in front of Archie’s ruddy face, and his dark aura fluttered wildly around the crown of his head. “Some night,” I said quietly. ” Archie said nothing. Part of that might have been the aluminum baseball bat pressed down on his throat. Stolen from the Seattle Mariners, if I had to guess.
No swagger, no charm—just a backbone made of pure intelligence. He had lived on the streets, been abused on the streets, and was finally adjusting to a roof over his head. Regular meals. Toilet paper. A lock on his door. He had jeans on, and a loose, long-sleeved gray shirt that was fraying around his bony wrists. Over that he wore a stained white apron covered in red lips, like some giant woman slathered in lipstick had kissed the hell out of him. Byron hated the thing, as any self-respecting teenager would, but the rest of the kitchen staff loved seeing him in it, and the kid was surprisingly polite—or appropriately terrified—when it came to talking back to an army of women.
The world was going to end. All of which was true. But, whatever. His voice hurt my head. His sour scent, hot and prickly, made me want to vomit. I was tired, and cold all the way through to my soul, and there was a girl who had lost her life tonight for no good reason. She had suffered a bad death—and only because the parasite possessing this man had wanted to feed on her pain. I did not even know her name. No ID, no nothing. Lost forever. Not the only one, either. The world was a big place. Too many predators: human, zombie, or otherwise.