While I continue to work on the third and final book in this series, it’s time for another snippet of the first book, Unveiled, which is available in ebook, paperback, and audio.
In this snippet we find Jo on a journey with Caius. She took the deal, but didn’t listen to him and now for good or bad, they’ve been tossed together.
I huffed a little, working harder to keep up with him. Though he said nothing to acknowledge my struggle, he slowed enough that I didn’t feel like I needed to start jogging.
“Yay me.” I couldn’t keep the sarcasm out of my voice. I despised this whole ‘you’re a special case’ thing. Again, I was torn between being happy to be alive and wishing Elijah had kept it in his damn pants.
Caius shot me a sharp look of surprise. “You don’t like your parentage?”
“Why would I?” Why did he think it would be something wonderful? “First a freak in the mortal world, then a freak in the immortal world. And, as if that isn’t enough, now I’m sent on this bizarre journey to find keys and a dagger like some sort of cliché ‘chosen one’ crap. Nope, don’t see anything to not like about any of that. And why do you care how I feel about my father?” I asked, shooting him a glare.
I probably should be a little nicer; he had given me his cloak, which really was wonderfully warm. It didn’t matter that he only did it to save his own skin in a roundabout way. I couldn’t bring myself to apologize, though it wasn’t his fault I wasn’t in a mood to discuss the angel who sired me.
No more than I was in a mood to discuss my mother who I loved so much only to lose too soon. It wasn’t that I didn’t want to talk about her, I couldn’t. It had been a little over a year and her absence hadn’t gotten any easier. I kept her locked up tight in my mind and refused to think about it.
“Don’t mistake idle curiosity for caring, Reaper.” His voice held all the warmth of the wind swirling around me as he broke into my thoughts.
Never mind, I shouldn’t apologize for anything.
Still irritated that he’d brought up my reckless angel of a father I asked, “What about you? Are you happy with your demon heritage?”
He snorted. “Why do you care?”
When it became clear he wasn’t going to answer, I threw his words back at him, “Don’t mistake idle curiosity for caring, Demon.”
He chuckled darkly, but made no other comment.
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I’m Jo and the death of my mother revealed a whole lot of secrets she was keeping. Like the fact that my sperm-donor father was a freaking angel who couldn’t keep it in his pants and slept with a woman he should never have been with. Or the fact I’m not mortal and would one day be a reaper of souls.
Reaping souls, now there is something I never dreamed I would do, but here I am doing just that. Or at least I was, until souls started becoming Lost. And that’s when things went south.
When I stupidly agreed to help discover what was causing the Lost without reading the fine print first. Now a lot of immortals would like to see me dead because of what I might become. To top it off, I ended up blood bound to a powerful half-demon who is supposed to be a reaper’s sworn enemy. Funny thing is he may be the only one I can trust.
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