In the ninth volume in Keri Arthur's New York Times bestselling Riley Jenson Guardian series, Riley reluctantly investigates when the ritualistically slain bodies of ex-cons begin to surface. But something even worse is waiting in the wings. In the ninth volume in Keri Arthur's New York Times bestselling Riley Jenson Guardian series, Riley reluctantly investigates when the ritualistically slain bodies of ex-cons begin to surface. But something even worse is waiting in the wings.
From Publishers Weekly In the ninth and final entry in Arthur's deservedly popular Guardian series (after 2009's Bound to Shadows), a strong start and a terrific ending are poorly served by a disjointed middle. As series heroine Riley Jensen, a part-vampire/part-werewolf investigator, tries to find the perpetrator of a series of ritualistic murders, she must cope with her ever-changing biology and the knowledge that she killed her soul mate. She begins to contemplate leaving her job and shacking up with Quinn, her centuries-old vampire lover. Then a longstanding enemy destroys Quinn's car—with Quinn in it—and Riley's world goes black. She awakens with amnesia and struggles to regain her identity in a lengthy section that reads like an excerpt from a different book and leaves little room for resolving the series, a decision that will sorely disappoint Arthur's fans. (June)
Review “Keri Arthur’s imagination and energy infuse everything she writes with zest.” —Charlaine Harris
About the Author Keri Arthur first started writing when she was twelve years old, and to date, she's finished fifteen novels. Her books have received many nominations and prizes, including making the final five in the Random House Australia George Turner Prize. She has also been nominated in the Best Contemporary Paranormal category of the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Awards, received a 'perfect 10' from Romance Reviews Today, as well as being nominated for Best Shapeshifter in PNR's PEARL Awards. She's a dessert and function cook by trade, and married to a wonderful man who not only supports her writing, but who also does the majority of the housework. They have one daughter, and live in Melbourne, Australia.