Fury of the Demon
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Fury of the Demon

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Demon summoner Kara Gillian bears the scars of Rhyzkahl's treachery, but she refuses to let them slow her down. She and the demonic lord Mzatal have not rested in their efforts to recover Idris--Mzatal's summoner protege who was kidnapped by enemy lords--but now their search has brought them back to Earth. With the help of FBI agents Ryan Kristoff and Zack Garner, they begin to track down summoners who are working with Rhyzkahl. However, Kara knows Ryan's true identity, and questions of loyalty threaten to tear apart this group of allies. When Kara intervenes to help a brilliant young computer expert and his bodyguard after an accidental shooting, she quickly learns that Rhyzkahl's machinations run deeper than she could have ever imagined. The search for Idris takes on a desperate edge as their enemies increase in number, and Kara realizes that an old homicide case may hold the key to their success--or their doom. With the very fabric of the universe at stake, Kara must rely on her skills, wit, and luck to save her friends and her world, yet ancient vows will have to be broken if she is to have any hope. But the price of breaking those vows may be her own blood. "Fury of the Demon" is the exciting sixth installment of the "Kara Gillian" series.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 484 pages
  • 106 x 170 x 36mm | 240g
  • DAW BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 075640830X
  • 9780756408305
  • 89,344

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"Rowland completely upends the Kara Gillan 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!" --"RT Book Reviews" (top pick GOLD) "I was awestruck at the twists and turns and the, 'Oh "man", why didn't I see that before!' ... This series is top-notch in the genre. Gritty and dark, this is really good reading!" --"Felicia Day" "A nifty combination of police procedural and urban fantasy." --"Charlaine Harris" "A killer mid-series offering. It's hard to believe that any book could create as much anticipation as the climactic end of "Sins of the Demon", but "Touch of the Demon" opens up a whole new world, mythology, and love life for Kara, leaving me dying for book six." --"All Things Urban Fantasy" ""Touch of the Demon" is hands down the darkest, grittiest installment yet, and it was absolutely fantastic." --"Sweet Tidbits" "I don't think there's a world quite like these books, nor do I think there's a character quite like Kara.... It's a truly excellent book, and my main problem now is that it's set such very high expectations for the whole year." --"Fangs for the Fantasy" "Diana Rowland knows what Urban Fantasy readers want, and she delivers every time! ... Ms. Rowland gets two thumbs up for a job well done. I absolutely cannot wait for more!" --"Night Owl Reviews"show more

About Diana Rowland

Diana Rowland has lived her entire life below the Mason-Dixon line. She has worked as a bartender, a blackjack dealer, a pit boss, a street cop, a detective, a computer forensics specialist, a crime scene investigator, and a morgue assistant, which means that she's seen more than her share of what humans can do to each other and to themselves. She won the marksmanship award in her Police Academy class, has a black belt in Hapkido, and has handled numerous dead bodies in various states of decomposition. She presently lives in southern Louisiana with her husband and her daughter where she is deeply grateful for the existence of air conditioning. A master of urban fantasy, she's the author of the "Demon" series and the "White Trash Zombie" series. She can be contacted via her website, www.dianarowland.com.show more

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"Powerhouse Rowland has taken Kara's and the readers' notions of allies and enemies and redefined them, so current and past events are subject to reexamination-with sometimes devastating results. Rowland has firmly established herself at the top of the genre! " - RT Book Reviews "I was awestruck at the twists and turns and the, 'Oh man, why didn't I see that before!' ... This series is top-notch in the genre. Gritty and dark, this is really good reading! " -Felicia Day "I love this series, and I love Fury of the Demon . Diana Rowland has a winner with this book, and I give it 5/ 5 stars ." -Book Junkiezshow more
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