|The second in the Charley Davidson series, this book
carries on with the fantastic blending of chicklit, mystery, and urban fantasy. With fast
paced action, a hot love interest, and witty humour, this series is a must read! The
ending of the book is perfect, setting the scene for the third book and leaving me wanting
Continuing a week after First Grave finished,
Charley is dragged out of bed at 2am to meet with Cookies missing friend, Mimi. When
Mimi doesnt show, they start investigating and find a group of people that knew each
other in high school twenty years ago are turning up missing or dead. As well as that
case, Charleys retired police detective dad is receiving threats from a recently
released prisoner, and Cookie has a dead guy in the boot (trunk) of her car.
Reyes, the sexy son of Satan, appears covered in blood and badly wounded. Demons who
have escaped hell are holding his corporeal body captive and torturing it, hoping to lure
Charley out so they can capture her and the portal to heaven. Charley is determined to
find and save him, though Reyes warns her its a trap. Reyes doesnt want to be
saved though, hed rather die than let them have Charley, so has hidden his body from
The original characters are back, with a few intriguing additions. One is Amador
Sanchez, Reyes school-friend and cellmate. They used Reyes fan clubs* to build
a nest egg and play the stock market to create a good life for Amador and his wife Bianca.
They are the only people who know all about Dutch. Officer Owen Vaughn also
shows up. He hates Charley and in high school tried to run her down with an SUV. Why???
*after reading the book visit one of the fan clubs devoted to Reyes Alexander Farrow.