Seven short stories of clever wit, dark twists, and intense suspense in what threatens to be the fifth and last of the Otherworld Stories. Favorite characters return, secrets are revealed, and several important storylines supposedly reach their conclusions.
Mechanic Mercy Thompson has friends in low places — and in dark ones. And now she owes one of them a favor. Since she can shapeshift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind.
Between Roman’s demand and Carter’s request, the D’Artigo sisters are on the trail of murdering vampires and a missing dragon who may yet be unleashed on Seattle.