This is the third book in the Beka Cooper trilogy, and Beka is a full-fledged Dog now, but it hasn't made her job with the law-enforcing Provost's Guard any easier. On this hunt, she'll need all her resources, from her bare-knuckled fighting skills to her suspiciously intelligent cat, Pounce.
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, October 1, 2011:
""Pierce has long been lauded for her kickass heroines, and in Beka she has created her most compelling, complicated character...[T]his novel provides both crackerjack storytelling and an endearingly complex protagonist.""
Booklist, December 1, 2011:From the Hardcover edition.
""This concluding title in the Beka Cooper series is the best yet, a tasty blend of detective work, romance, magic, and treachery.""