Title: Desolate Mantle
Series: Street Games, Book 2
Author: L.K. Hill
Genre: crime fiction
In the most dangerous city in the country, one controlled by
the sadistic Sons of Ares gang, Kyra Roberts recently crossed paths with
detective Gabe Nichols. She dismissed any liaison with him as impossible, but
telling him the truth may prove inevitable...
Walking the Slip Mire nightly, dressed in her
disguise and trying to infiltrate a homicidal gang, Kyra sees plenty of things
she can’t explain. When she begins to suspect a serial killer might be at work,
she decides to approach Gabe again.
Gabe has plenty to keep him busy: a bizarre
missing persons case, a new development in his brother’s cold case, a new
neighbor, and the grisly murders that are a nightly ritual in the Slip Mire.
When Kyra shows up unexpectedly, he jumps at the chance keep her around, but
it’s harder than he bargained for. She’s not an average source any more than
she’s an average Mireling. Gabe wishes she would be sensible about her own
Their partnership crumbles, but when things
become even darker than usual in the Slip Mire, they’ll need one another get
survive a hellish situation. If they can’t work together to shoulder their
burdens, they’ll find themselves utterly alone. In Abstreuse, it’s not a matter
of not coming out of the darkness, but of being absorbed by the darkness
L.K. Hill lives in northern Utah and
comes from a large, tight-knit family. Loves to bake, read, and watch
plenty of T.V. And plans to keep writing until they nail her coffin
shut. Or the Second Coming happens. You know, whichever happens first.