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By Steve McHugh

There are a few things even a centuries-old sorcerer hesitates to challenge…

When Nathan Garret’s pal seeks his support investigating a bloody serial killer, the trend of bad crimes results in a creature of natural malevolence, born of hatred and darkish magic. despite all his powers, Nate fears he could be overmatched. but if evil objectives these he cares approximately and he's faced by means of dire threats either outdated and new, Nate needs to show a mystery from his lately remembered previous to remind his enemies why they need to worry him as soon as more.

Born of Hatred, set in glossy London with ancient flashbacks to America’s previous West, maintains the darkish city delusion of Crimes opposed to Magic, the acclaimed first ebook within the gritty and action-packed Hellequin Chronicles.

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