The Necromancer's Daughter
Edie's family secret won't stay buried ... and neither will anything else.
Edie Holloway longs for an exciting life. Instead, she’s lost her job, her band is going nowhere, and her hamster just kicked the bucket. Or did he? Because he’s breathing again.
When a mysterious man with magical powers saves her from an otherworldly attack, Edie gets more excitement than she bargained for. Turns out, she and Marius are on opposite sides of an apocalyptic battle between the forces of good and evil—and he wants her dead.
To make matters worse, a gun-toting zombie shows up in Edie’s living room—an undead servant inherited from her father. And he’s not all she inherited. Edie can raise the dead, a power that places her squarely on the side of evil. The only way to change that destiny is to assemble a team of supernatural warriors, revive an ancient faction, and stop the oncoming war.
If Edie screws up, it could literally mean the end of not just the world, but everyone she loves. And this time, everything will stay dead.
Someone is going to take their secret to her grave.
It’s been over two months since hellerune Edie Holloway and her friends fought for their lives against a mysterious dread lord, winning only at great cost. But the Wounded was not defeated, and he and his followers still seek to destroy what remains of the Reach.
Edie has come to rely on her allies, but they've started acting strangely—and after an ill-omened rune reading, she isn’t sure who she can trust. Meanwhile, shieldmaiden Satara must retrieve a stolen artifact from a shadowy thief, and Auroran vivid Marius has come across evidence of a plot to assassinate his father.
If they can set their animosity aside, Marius may be able to help Edie and Satara in their greatest time of need … and they may be his only hope to unmask a traitor who's a lot closer than they think.