As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran, former mercenary Kate Daniels has more responsibilities than it seems possible to juggle. Not only is she still struggling to keep her investigative business afloat, she must now deal with the affairs of the pack, including preparing her people for attack from Roland, a cruel ancient being with god-like powers. Since Kate’s connection to Roland has come out into the open, no one is safe—especially those closest to Kate.
As Roland’s long shadow looms ever nearer, Kate is called to attend the Conclave, a gathering of the leaders from the various supernatural factions in Atlanta. When one of the Masters of the Dead is found murdered there, apparently at the hands of a shapeshifter, Kate is given only twenty-four hours to hunt down the killer. And this time, if she fails, she’ll find herself embroiled in a war which could destroy everything she holds dear…
Roland finally arrives!
Hugh is as deliciously twisted, sexy and evil as ever!
We actually 'meet' Kate's grandmother!
The shit hits the fan and the world will never be the same again but OMG, it was awesome!
So much happens with the Guild, the People, the Pack... It was the business!
I don't know what's going to come next but I hope it works out for everyone for I really do love these characters, this series and this world! I'll be gutted when it all ends and I hope that when Kate's story concludes that other characters will pick up the world. (Derek? Hugh? Or even better, both!)
“My father knew he was a bastard. He was the venomous serpent in a bed of roses. Apparently, he didn't just acknowledge that fact, he beat people over the head with it. All that was missing was a neon sign that read EVIL AND CONFLICTED ABOUT IT with a flashing arrow pointing at his head.”