Karen Chance’s website is entitled “Take a Chance.” I don’t know if that’s her real name or not, but if it is, she has a great name for someone writing either romance novels or urban-fantasy-paranormal-spec-fic-crossover type books. (Or perhaps gaming guides.) Her name isn’t quite as great as Lilith Saintcrow’s, but I don’t suspect anyone’s will be. I reviewed her novel Touch the Dark last week; I ended the review by indicating that I’d certainly read on in the Cassandra Palmer series. Fortunately, I had the second volume within reach, so I could make good on my offer.

Since this follows pretty hard on the heels of the last volume, I’ll cut all plot discussion. (more…)