by Lucy A. Snyder
Cover Artist: Don Dos Santos
Review by Gayle Surrette
Del Rey Mass Market Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780345512093
Date: 29 December 2009 List Price $7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
Jessie Shimmer started out learning about magic and her powers, but along the way managed to fall in love with her instructor, Cooper Marron. Now, they are independents working occasional jobs that require their special skills. It's during a spell to break a drought by calling down rain, a portal opens and pulls Cooper out of the world while releasing a vicious monster. Jessie finds herself alone, trying to cope with stopping a monster and Cooper's familiar which seems to have gone on a rampage, while coming to grips with her own familiar who suddenly manifested in the midst of the panic. From official release/information:
Product Description: In the heart of Ohio, Jessie Shimmer is caught up in hot, magic-drenched passion with her roguish lover, Cooper Marron, who is teaching her how to tap her supernatural powers. When they try to break a drought by calling down a rainstorm, a hellish portal opens and Cooper is ripped from this world, leaving Jessie fighting for her life against a vicious demon that's been unleashed.
(Source: Del Rey)