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When the bombs that stopped the species war tore holes in the veil between worlds, they allowed entry to the Others. Now, a hundred years later, humans and shifters alike live in artificially lit cities designed to keep the darkness at bay....
The humanoid supersoldiers known as the dechet were almost eradicated by the war. Ever since, Tiger has tried to live her life in peace in hiding. But in the wake of her discovery that Central City's children are being kidnapped and experimented on, Tiger's conscience won't let her look the other way.
The key to saving them lies within the walls of a pharmaceutical company called Winter Halo. But as she learns more about the facility, Tiger's mission is derailed by a complication: Winter Halo's female security guards are being systematically attacked by an unknown force.
Now Tiger must summon all her gifts to stop those responsible for both atrocities--no matter the cost to herself...
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2016-11-07
- Reviewer: Staff
Bestseller Arthur continues the paranormal near-future adventures of humanoid supersoldier Tiger with this enjoyable sequel to City of Light. Since the end of the apocalyptic war between humans and paranormal invadersshifters, vampires, demons, wraithsTiger has been trying to lie low among the survivors at Central City. But when someone starts kidnapping children, she cant ignore it. Pharmaceuticals company Winter Halo seems to be involved in the crime, and now Tiger is teaming up with ranger Jonas to infiltrate the company and find out whats really going on. Before long, theyre dealing with ghosts, vampires, deadly rifts in space-time, and a secretive research project that could radically reshape the world. Arthurs sequel delivers solid helpings of danger and suspense, seasoned with romance. Fans of her Dark Angels and Souls of Fire paranormal series will enjoy this straightforward fantasy thriller. (Dec.)