I'm Domino Riley, an enforcer for Shanar Rashan. Like most mob bosses in L.A., he's a powerful sorcerer, battling for control of the city, gathering up the magic of violent and powerful emotions and storing it for his own use. Back in the day, Rashan saved me from the streets and made me his... show more
I'm Domino Riley, an enforcer for Shanar Rashan. Like most mob bosses in L.A., he's a powerful sorcerer, battling for control of the city, gathering up the magic of violent and powerful emotions and storing it for his own use. Back in the day, Rashan saved me from the streets and made me his lieutenant. You could say I'm his go-to girl. When a fellow gangster is ritually executed, I have to find out which of Rashan's enemies was behind it—and why. The cryptic messages I'm getting from the Beyond tell me it wasn't a simple hit. With the bodies piling up, I need to win an occult gang war, take out the supernatural traitor within our outfit and, oh yeah, deal with the mixed messages I'm getting from the boss's son….
Publish date: September 1st 2010
Pages no: 313
Edition language: English
Series: Underworld Cycle (#1)
Liked:* The main character is awesome and unusual. A female sorcerer gangster? Win! She's also a very capable person without the "I'm a smartass and therefore a badass" complex typical to some UF heroines.* The worldbuilding is equally awesome and very unique. The magic system isn't like anything I'...
In hind sight, I should never have picked this book up.I needed it for a challenge but even so I should have skipped that particular item as I hate hate hate anything to do with gangs or the mob and this involves both. Domino Riley is an enforcer for one gang/mob ruled by Shanar Rashan. The thing ...
This one was a very quick read, and kept my attention. I have to say that it does usually take at least 2 books to find out if I like a series - the first book is world building and not enough room for real character development (so I count the pace and whether or not I want to finish it higher than...
Repetition of the word "juice" had me on the fence with this book, and the chapter or so that followed were too clumsy to keep me going. DNF.Abigail wasn't a fan, either, but she powered through. Read her review at All Things Urban Fantasy.