By Jenna Black
Nikki Glass can song down any guy. but if her most up-to-date consumer seems to be a real descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . .
Crazy because it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting talents are actually god-given. She’s a dwelling, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a seize set by way of the kids of the gods. Nikki’s new “friends” contain a descendant of Eros, who makes use of intercourse as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose methods aren't any guffawing topic; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a secret agent.
But strongest of all are the Olympians, a rival extended family of immortals trying to wreck all Descendants who refuse to bow all the way down to them. within the everlasting conflict of fine god/bad god, Nikki might make a divine weapon. but when they suspect she’ll give up with out a struggle, the gods needs to be loopy. . . .
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Dark Descendant (Nikki Glass, Book 1) by Jenna Black