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Trail of Dead (Scarlett Bernard Book 2)

By Melissa F. Olson

Book 2 of the Scarlett Bernard series

As a null, Scarlett Bernard possesses an extraordinary skill to counteract the supernatural via immediately neutralizing spells and magical forces. For years she has used her present to clean crime scenes of any magical lines, assisting the robust paranormal groups of la remain hidden. yet after LAPD detective Jesse Cruz stumbled on Scarlett’s mystery, he made a cut price together with her: clear up a very grisly homicide case, and he could remain silent concerning the city’s unearthly underworld.

Now useless witches are stumbled on a number of days ahead of Christmas, and Scarlett is once more strong-armed into aiding the research. She quickly unearths a connection among the murders and her personal former mentor, Olivia, a null who mysteriously changed into a vampire and who harbors her personal sinister time table. Now Scarlett needs to revisit her painful previous to discover Olivia—unless the blood-drenched current claims her existence first.

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