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The Iron Hunt
by Marjorie M. Liu


Overview - First in a stunning new urban fantasy series from an author who NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE. ( BOOKLIST , STARRED REVIEW)
Demon hunter Maxine Kiss wears her armor as tattoos, which unwind from her body to take on forms of their own at night.
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Overview
First in a stunning new urban fantasy series from an author who NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE. (BOOKLIST, STARRED REVIEW)
Demon hunter Maxine Kiss wears her armor as tattoos, which unwind from her body to take on forms of their own at night. They stand between her and her enemies, just as Maxine stands between humanity and the demons breaking out from behind the prison veils. It is a life lacking in love, reveling in death, until one moment and one man changes everything."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780441016068
  • ISBN-10: 0441016065
  • Publisher: Ace Books
  • Publish Date: June 2008
  • Page Count: 305
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP


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Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page 44.
  • Review Date: 2008-05-26
  • Reviewer: Staff

In this exciting series inaugural from Liu (The Last Twilight), Maxine Kiss is the last in her family's line of Hunters, women who wear living demon tattoos that render them invulnerable by day and, as sentient creatures, protect the women at night—in order that they can in turn protect mankind. Maxine, abandoning one of the Hunter's primary tenets, has developed a relationship with Grant, a mysterious former priest. When Maxine's name is found on the dead body of a private investigator, she gets drawn into a complex web of demons and avatars, and is forced into discovering her deadly potential. The world Liu sets up is intriguing, but she's slow in getting it moving, so that even though Maxine is a strong character, the book has a hard time standing on its own. Still, Liu is one of the best new voices in paranormal fiction, and the series has potential. (June)

 
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