By K. A. Tucker
Evangeline has spent her teenage years in obscurity. Her foster mom and dad have the emotional flair of robots and her classmates slightly recognize her life. approximately to show eighteen and feeling like a social pariah, she is eager to hook up with an individual. a person. whilst Evangeline meets Sofie after actually stumbling upon her café, she believes she’s stumbled on that connection. prepared to do whatever to maintain it, she accepts a task as Sofie’s assistant and drops every little thing to fly to ny, the place she is thrust right into a sumptuous global of Prada, diamonds, and unlimited funds. With such generosity and kindness, it’s effortless for Evangeline to push aside convinced oddities . . . like Sofie’s erratic and infrequently violent habit, and the substantial shield canines. She’s even prepared to brush aside her brilliant goals of mob-style murders, attractive homeless humans residing in caves, and white-eyed demons that hang-out her each one evening as figments of her imagination—especially while a type of figments is the attractive Caden. while she wakes up with chew marks on her neck, the fairy story speedy becomes a nightmare. She slowly unravels the secret surrounding Sofie and buddies, and the truth of the bites and the “dreams.” What she discovers is much extra mysterious and poor than something she may have imagined. In an international the place every body has reason to lie for private achieve, Evangeline needs to make a decision which deception is least prone to get her killed.
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Anathema (Causal Enchantment, Book 1) by K. A. Tucker