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By Hannah Jayne

She's one of many Underworld Detection Agency's top. yet her activity is basically commencing to chew . . .

Sophie Lawson is a human resistant to magic, which turns out to be useful for aiding paranormal beings transition into lifestyle. yet fallen angel Alex Grace and his look for the Vessel of Souls is one curse she by no means observed coming. unexpectedly an unexplainable string of killings and destruction has even San Francisco's demons fearing for his or her immortal lives. And Sophie is not approximately to belief Alex's all-too-vulnerable attraction or his mystery schedule. Now their hunt is revealing risky secrets and techniques approximately Sophie's prior, and a malevolent strength hellishly as regards to turning one irreverent human into the last word supernatural weapon. . .

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