Tuesday, June 24, 2008
The Iron Hunt
This book is the start of a new urban fantasy series, The Hunter Kiss by Marjorie M. Liu that I am eagerly looking forward to that releases in July. It may already be in stores. I have loved Liu's Dirk and Steele series and I am looking forward to trying out her newest series. Gena Showalter is having a contest on her blog where you can win a copy of The Iron Hunt and a tote bag. There also is a brief excerpt for the book.
Here is the summary:
Silver smoke winds around my torso, peeling away from my ribs and back, stealing the dark mist covering my hands and lower extremities…tattoos dissolving into demon flesh, coalescing into small dark bodies. My boys. The only friends I have in this world. Demons.
I am a demon hunter. I am a demon. I am Hunter Kiss.
By day, her tattoos are her armor. By night, they unwind from her body to take on forms of their own. Demons of the flesh, turned into flesh. This is the only family demon hunter Maxine Kiss has ever known. The only way to live—and the very way she’ll die. For one day, her demons will abandon her for her daughter to assure their own survival—leaving Maxine helpless against her enemies
But such is the way of Earth’s last protector—the only one standing between humanity and the demons breaking out from behind the prison veils. It is a life lacking in love, reveling in death, until one moment—and one man—changes everything… Excerpt