Thirteen years ago, Jack Winter lay dying in a graveyard. Jack called upon a demon and traded his soul for his life… and now the demon is back to collect its due. But Jack has finally found something to live for. Her name is Pete Caldecott, and because of her, Jack's not going to Hell without... show more
Thirteen years ago, Jack Winter lay dying in a graveyard. Jack called upon a demon and traded his soul for his life… and now the demon is back to collect its due. But Jack has finally found something to live for. Her name is Pete Caldecott, and because of her, Jack's not going to Hell without a fight. Pete doesn't know about Jack's bargain, but she does know that something bigger and far more dangerous than Jack's demon is growing in the Black. Old gods are stirring and spirits are rising--and Jack doesn't stand a chance of stopping them without Pete's help.
Publish date: December 1st 2009
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 346
Edition language: English
Series: Black London (#2)
This series is awesome stuff. I want to write a review for this but right now I cannot muster up the energy to do so and I'll probably forget to do it later, hopefully though I won't because this series deserves a good review.
3.5 starsThis book is a bit uneven for me. On one hand, I LOVE Jack's voice -- better than Pete. Probably because there's an impending doom waiting for Jack by the end of the day, as his thirteen years time comes up, and demon is ready to take his soul to hell. There's a sense of angst from Jack, be...
In the last book, Jack Winter came back from the dead to help Petunia “Pete” Caldecott in a case of missing children and hunt sorcerers that was under the command of a powerful sorcerer-ghost that the previous 16-years old Pete had bear witness him killing Jack. After banishing the ghost with her i...
Poor Jack, he made a deal, an unbreakable one to save his life. Now this deal will be the end of his life. He has a reason to live, Pete. His magic is not going to get him out of this. he'll make another deal. This deal, is not made with truths and fairness. His crow magic is drawing unwanted attent...
Not bad, but disappointing in comparison with Street Magic, where Kittredge did some interesting things with the genre and developed believable, non-stack characters. By comparison the same characters here seemed flat and their interactions stilted rather than tense. Giving up at 100 pages in since ...