by Amber Benson
Edited by Ginjer Buchanan
Review by Gayle Surrette
Ace Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780441016945
Date: 03 March 2009 List Price $7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
Calliope (Callie) Reaper Jones is living in New York City in a small apartment and working as an assistant to the Vice President of Sales at House and Yard, Inc. It was a crappy job but she hoped to get an in to the fashion industry, where she really wanted to be, working via her boss; but then the worst thing that could happen happened--her boss liked her. Life seemed doomed to a cycle of work, work, and more work when the strange started happening. By strange, I mean a part-dragon monster thing was in the lobby of her apartment building, a homeless person she'd never seen before knew her name, and her father's assistant Jarvis (who, by the way, is a faun) showed up at her office to tell her that her father and all the top executives had been kidnapped and she needed to come home. From official release/information:
Product Description: Calliope Reaper-Jones so just wanted a normal life: buying designer shoes on sale, dating guys from Craig's List, web-surfing for organic dim-sum for her boss...