Dawn Slayer (City of Crows #7)

City of Crows

Book 7
Knite and Day Publishing
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No matter where Cal Kinsey goes, danger always follows.


After being kicked out of his hometown by a hitman wizard with a strong vendetta, Calvin Kinsey is on his own for the first time in years. Without his job at DSI, he no longer has any legal protections to shield him from the wrath of his many supernatural enemies. And to make matters worse, he can’t even speak to any of his friends without breaking the magic oath branded onto his arm. There is, however, one exception: Cooper Lee.


But when Cal’s plans to meet up with the long-absent Cooper get sidetracked by an unexpected blizzard, he’s thrust into the middle of a developing struggle in the snowy heart of Moscow. The Black Knights have smuggled a dangerous magic artifact into the city on behalf of their mysterious benefactors, and those benefactors will do anything to obtain this artifact—even if it means burning the entire city to the ground.


Teaming up with new acquaintances and old thorns in his side, Cal must navigate a perilous situation that pits him against the two types of people he fears fighting the most: those whose power he cannot overcome and those he once called allies.


Dawn Slayer is the seventh book in the action-packed City of Crows urban fantasy series.


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Keywords: urban fantasy, paranormal, thriller, suspense, supernatural, detective, male protagonist, male hero, action, myths, mythology legends, vampire, werewolf, faerie, monster, wraith, ghost, spirit, occult, city, magic, witch, wizard, bisexual, urban fantasy series, fantasy series

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About the author

Clara Coulson was born and raised in backwoods Virginia, USA. Currently in her mid-twenties, Clara holds a degree in English and Finance from the College of William & Mary and recently retired from the hustle and bustle of Washington, DC to return to the homeland and pick up the quiet writing life. 


Clara spends most of her time (when she's not writing) dreaming up new story ideas, studying Japanese, and slowly reading through the several-hundred-book backlog on her budding home library. If she's not occupied with any of those things, then you can probably find her playing with her two cats or lurking in the shadows of various social media websites. 


To stay up to date on Clara's new releases, please sign up for her newsletter: https://claracoulson.com/newsletter/


To learn more about Clara and her books, check out: http://www.claracoulson.com

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Knite and Day Publishing
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Published on
May 6, 2019
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Pages
340
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Fantasy / Paranormal
Fiction / Fantasy / Urban
Fiction / Occult & Supernatural
Fiction / Thrillers / Supernatural
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Now, Cal is a newly minted detective at the often mocked Department of Supernatural Investigations. By day, the agents of DSI are called “Kooks” by local law enforcement. By night, they’re known as “Crows,” reviled by the supernatural underworld.


Mere weeks out of the academy, Cal catches his first real case, a vicious murder at a local college. An unknown sorcerer has summoned a powerful creature from the Eververse, a realm of magic and mayhem that borders Earth, and set it on a warpath through the city.


With the bodies piling up and the danger of public exposure growing critical, Cal must find a way to stop the Eververse monster and send it back to the hell it came from…preferably before Aurora, Michigan runs out of coffins for the dead.

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A wizard, a werewolf, and a watchmaker walk into a bar...and don't come out alive.


Two months after the infamous Etruscan Incident, it's back to normal for DSI—as normal as life can be when you hunt monsters on a salary. The rest of Nick Riker's elite team has finally returned from France. Cooper Lee has healed from his nightmare trip to the Eververse. The remnants of the battles with Charun and Tuchulcha have been swept under the rug. And the exploding boathouse in Holden Park has (almost) been rebuilt.


All is calm in Aurora, Michigan.


Until a grisly triple murder in one of the city's most popular bars destroys the delicate balance between three powerful forces. A high-ranking werewolf, a seasoned wizard, and a former mayor turned watchmaker wind up in body bags, and their deaths pit the ICM, DSI, and Aurora's Wolf community against each other in a blame game of epic proportions. And as the accusations spiral out of control, threatening a supernatural war on Aurora's streets, it's up to Riker's team to keep the peace before blood stains the sidewalks.


Meanwhile, Cal is struggling to overcome the consequences of his trip to the Etruscan Underworld. Haunted by visions of the future in the form of disorienting déjà vu, he's terrified he'll fail his team at crucial moments. But with the threat of violent riots hanging in the air, Cal has no choice but to power through and pray for the best.


Because one misstep on this case could mean the downfall of the city he loves.


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At first, the supernatural community ignores this largely human problem...until a wizard is infected and flies into an insane rage, destroying almost half a city block. 


That is when the truth comes out: It's not a disease at all. It's an infectious curse.


With Aurora's supernatural community descending into panic, DSI goes on high alert, and every team is mobilized to hunt down the curse's source. But the ICM refuses to cooperate with the investigation. Terrified practitioners try to flee the city, risking an epidemic. A scared witch attacks a DSI team, killing multiple agents.


And just when Cal and his teammates think it can't possibly get any worse, the unthinkable happens.


The new leader of the local ICM chapter accuses a DSI agent of playing a part in the creation of the curse. Specifically, he accuses one of DSI's elite detectives: the one and only Cal Kinsey.

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There's a dangerous monster loose on the streets of Aurora, Michigan, and Detective Cal Kinsey is determined to stop it...or die trying.


Two years ago, Cal Kinsey was an up-and-coming cop in the Aurora Police Department. But during a fateful nighttime stakeout in search of a prolific killer, Cal witnessed the darkest corner of his dreams come to life: a rogue vampire slaughtered his partner and introduced Cal to the supernatural world he never knew existed in the shadows.


Now, Cal is a newly minted detective at the often mocked Department of Supernatural Investigations. By day, the agents of DSI are called “Kooks” by local law enforcement. By night, they’re known as “Crows,” reviled by the supernatural underworld.


Mere weeks out of the academy, Cal catches his first real case, a vicious murder at a local college. An unknown sorcerer has summoned a powerful creature from the Eververse, a realm of magic and mayhem that borders Earth, and set it on a warpath through the city.


With the bodies piling up and the danger of public exposure growing critical, Cal must find a way to stop the Eververse monster and send it back to the hell it came from…preferably before Aurora, Michigan runs out of coffins for the dead.

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"Faeries liked to tease the weak, but they loved to annihilate the strong."


Seven years ago, the exposure of the paranormal led to the tumultuous downfall of human society. Now, the legions of the fae rule the broken world, and humanity has nothing left but a handful of protected cities and a heaping helping of regret.


Enter Vincent Whelan. Half fae and former cop, he's become the best-known stretch scavenger in Kinsale, North Carolina, braving the "stretches" outside his city to recover precious items lost in the collapse. He makes good money. Lives the good life. Has a good future in store. As long as he can ignore his traumatic memories of the past.


But when a new job with an odd twist blows onto his doorstep, Vince finds himself unwittingly drawn into a vast conspiracy lurking underneath Kinsale's thin veneer of civilization. Old friends suddenly return to haunt him. New enemies appear at every turn. And Vince fears he isn't prepared to confront either one.


But if he doesn't put his detective hat back on and solve this case on a tight deadline, then what's left of the city he calls home might just crumble to dust. 


What Fate Portends is the first novel of The Frost Arcana, an action-packed urban fantasy series set in a post-apocalyptic world.


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A wizard, a werewolf, and a watchmaker walk into a bar...and don't come out alive.


Two months after the infamous Etruscan Incident, it's back to normal for DSI—as normal as life can be when you hunt monsters on a salary. The rest of Nick Riker's elite team has finally returned from France. Cooper Lee has healed from his nightmare trip to the Eververse. The remnants of the battles with Charun and Tuchulcha have been swept under the rug. And the exploding boathouse in Holden Park has (almost) been rebuilt.


All is calm in Aurora, Michigan.


Until a grisly triple murder in one of the city's most popular bars destroys the delicate balance between three powerful forces. A high-ranking werewolf, a seasoned wizard, and a former mayor turned watchmaker wind up in body bags, and their deaths pit the ICM, DSI, and Aurora's Wolf community against each other in a blame game of epic proportions. And as the accusations spiral out of control, threatening a supernatural war on Aurora's streets, it's up to Riker's team to keep the peace before blood stains the sidewalks.


Meanwhile, Cal is struggling to overcome the consequences of his trip to the Etruscan Underworld. Haunted by visions of the future in the form of disorienting déjà vu, he's terrified he'll fail his team at crucial moments. But with the threat of violent riots hanging in the air, Cal has no choice but to power through and pray for the best.


Because one misstep on this case could mean the downfall of the city he loves.


____

Keywords: urban fantasy, paranormal, thriller, suspense, supernatural, detective, male protagonist, male hero, action, myths, mythology legends, vampire, werewolf, faerie, monster, wraith, ghost, spirit, occult, city, magic, witch, wizard, bisexual, urban fantasy series, fantasy series

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A vault protecting a powerful relic. Merciless enemies at every turn. And countless lives at risk.


All Vince wanted was a little peace and quiet. Now he’s got the fate of the world resting in his hands.


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Keywords: urban fantasy, paranormal, thriller, suspense, supernatural, detective, male protagonist, male hero, action, myths, mythology legends, vampire, werewolf, faerie, monster, wraith, ghost, spirit, occult, city, magic, witch, wizard, urban fantasy series, fantasy series

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