Every time you used magic, it used you back. Sure you could magic yourself a photographic memory for that big test, for that big interview, for that big stock market job. And all it cost you was a nice case of liver failure. Or the memory of your lover's name.
Allison Beckstrom knows better than most that there's a price to be paid for using magic: she's suffered her fair share of migraines and holes in her memory during her time working as a Hound, tracing spells back to their casters. But now Allie's been visibly marked by it.
On top of that, she can't remember much of the last few weeks of her life -- including the man she supposedly fell in love with. But things are about to get worse. Allie's father, a prominent Portland businessman, has died recently, but he's not about to go gentle into that good night. He was a powerful sorcerer, and his spirit wants to trade magical knowledge in exchange for real estate -- inside Allie's head ...
About the Author
Devon Monk has one husband, two sons and a dog named Mojo. She lives in Oregon and is surrounded by colourful and numerous family members who mostly live within dinner calling distance of each other. Her short stories have been published in five countries and included in a Year's Best Fantasy collection. When not writing, Devon is either knitting, remodelling the house that was once a barn or hosting a family celebration.
Series: Allie Beckstrom Ser.
Number Of Pages: 489
Published: 1st December 2009
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 11.4 x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.272