Daemon Persuasion Series, #4
by S. K. Gregory
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Word Count: 46k approx
They survived the battle, can they win the war?
From USA Today Bestselling Author S.K. Gregory the Final Book of the Daemon Persuasion Series
The battle is over, but can they win the war?
The battle changed everything. Mackenzie finds herself with new responsibilities and a war heading her way. Her relationship with Taryn is tested as the bodies begin to fall.
An end to the war…
As they try to beat back the enemy, a prophecy might hold the key to end the war for good. It will take all of her power to keep the ones she loves safe. Time to kick some ass.
“Why won’t you
ever listen!” Taryn screamed. He turned away from Mackenzie, his shoulders set
Before she knew
what she was doing, Mackenzie picked up a heavy plant pot from a nearby table
and brought it down on the back of Taryn’s head. His body crumpled to the
remains of the plant pot, she stood over him, waiting for him to get up and
start screaming at her again. When she saw the blood pool out onto the carpet,
that’s when she knew how serious it was.
dropped to the floor beside him, reaching out to check for a pulse. Nothing.
“No, this isn’t
happening,” she whispered. She turned him over, stifling a scream when she saw
his eyes open and staring back at her. “Taryn.”
She shook him,
willing him to respond, but he didn’t. He couldn’t.
Oh God, I killed
This couldn’t be
happening, she didn’t mean to get so mad, she just lost control for a moment.
rested her head on his chest. Her whole life was over now. Taryn was gone,
their life together, their home, their future. She would go to prison for sure
and then…She sobbed harder.
She turned to
find Annie standing at the top of the stairs. How did she get in?
happened? Is he okay?” Annie asked, taking a step toward her.
“No. He’s dead.”
down beside her, placing a comforting hand on her back. “Oh my poor girl.”
“I need to call
the police,” Mackenzie said, wiping her face.
time for that. You need to focus on what is important.”
“What are you
“I need you to
tell me who you are,” Annie said.
at her. “What?”
“You heard me.
Tell me who you are.”
her head in confusion. “You know who I am, Annie. Are you okay?”
Maybe Annie had
hit her head or something.
“I know your
name, but I need to know who you are and why you are here.”
Mackenzie got to
her feet, eager to put some space between herself and Annie. Annie’s hand shot
out and gripped her wrist.
question!” she barked.
“Get off me,”
Mackenzie said. She pried Annie’s fingers off her wrist and hurried downstairs.
She would call the police and maybe a doctor for Annie.
Before she could
reach the phone, Annie caught up to her. “You can’t escape me. Answer the damn
whirled to face her. “Enough. I don’t understand your damn question. You know
me. My name is Mackenzie. I’m here because I bought a damn house.”
twisted into a snarl. “Not good enough.”
There was a
flash and for a moment, the entire room changed. The furniture vanished and she
was sitting in a chair with a strange man standing over her. She blinked and
she was back in the room.
This isn’t real.