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Name: Kit Colbana
Race: Aneira, this magical Amazon women slash assassins
Fantasy Cast: Samaire Armstrong
Quote: “My sword arm is mighty. I will not falter. I will not fail. My aim is true. My heart is strong.”
Name: Damon Lee
Race: Shifter – Alpha of the cats
Fantasy Cast: Unknown hot guy
Quote: “I’m part of the package, kitten. Your bodyguard, babysitter and tattle-tale, all rolled into one.” Flashing his teeth at me, he added, “Aren’t you pleased?”
by J.C. Daniels
Released: April 25th 2016
Series: Colbana Files #5
Something wicked this way comes…
The arrival of a very important person in her office seemed to be the start of a lot of problems for Kit Colbana, investigator extraordinaire. Claiming that he needed somebody with her special skillset, he sends her on a series of jobs that made little to no sense until one culminated with both her and her partner, Justin barely escaping with their lives.
Back in Orlando, they go their separate ways to recover, Justin heading to the house of a local witch, while Kit returns to the Lair, where she’s recently been living with her lover Damon, the Alpha of the Southern Cat Clans.
There’s barely a chance for Kit to catch her breath before trouble of the highest order comes knocking on her door. This time, it’s the form of a psychic by the name of Nova. Nova has bad, bad news…Justin has gone missing and so has the witch who was going to put him up while he healed. Colleen, one of Kit’s closest, dearest friends.
With all sorts of non-humans disappearing, fury doesn’t even touch what Kit is feeling as she heads out to hunt down the people responsible.
But Kit isn’t the only one out on a hunt…somebody is hunting for her…somebody Kit would rather never, ever see again.
He looked at me and grinned. “Kit.”
Damon took a step forward.
Chang placed a hand on his shoulder and they shared a look. The subtle nod Damon gave the other man unsettled me and I pondered ripping my hair out when Chang was the one to move forward to meet Nova.
I wouldn’t call Damon the more reasonable one of the two, but there were times I could get Damon to listen to me. If Chang made up his mind…
Nova slid to the side, shifting so that he faced all of us, although he was clearly keeping his focus on the shifters.
“Come on, boys…let’s all take a deep breath and calm down.” He shot them what was considered his…less crazy smile. “I’ve been here three times today and I’ve called five asking, then demanding then begging to speak to Kit. It’s urgent, I said. It’s life or death, I said. And I’m told to leave a message at her office.”
He snorted and shot me a sidelong look. “Kit, how often do you check messages at your office?”
“Get to the point, Nova.”
He hitched up a shoulder. “I’m trying to be polite and explain why I felt the need to take drastic measures, Kit. In a minute, you’ll be just as pissed as I am. The third time I came to the gate and said I absolutely had to see you…” The whites of his eyes started to glow.
“See, I was told, We don’t listen to urgent messages from the likes of you, meat. Get out.” Nova’s smile went cold.
“The guards you have at the door really should show more courtesy—I could have turned them into meat. But I was showed restraint.”
Chang made no response, just took another slow step toward Nova.
“You really should have left a message at her office,” Damon said.
“Kit sucks at checking her messages. I thought this kind of thing—the lives of some friends and all—was a bit more important.” Nova cocked his head. “But if not…well, we can get downright nasty in here.”
Lives of some friends…?
“Nova?” I whispered.
Scott—the real one—had circled around. I whipped my gun out and leveled it at his knee. “Don’t. I like you, Scott, but if you even think of trying to move me out of the way…I’ll put you on the ground.”
Nova chuckled. “Now it gets fun.”
I fought the urge to turn and punch him in the nose. “One of these days, I’ll find a way to thank Justin properly for introducing us, Nova.”
“You can do that by saving his life, Kit. Now…”
I spun to stare at him, the gun falling limp to my side. I was the one to lunge for Nova. And he didn’t try to stop me.
“Now…ask me why I’m here,” he said gently.
“Somebody grabbed Colleen and Justin, Kit.”