Death's Daughter (A Calliope Reaper-Jones Novel)

By Amber Benson

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SHE used to be TARA ON BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER.

Now she’s the writer of Ace’s most well liked new sequence— killer novels that includes Calliope Reaper-Jones, who doesn’t are looking to be daddy’s little lady anymore...

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Calliope Reaper-Jones so simply sought after a regular lifestyles: procuring clothier footwear on sale, relationship men from Craig’s checklist, web-surfing for natural dim-sum for her boss...

but if her father—who occurs to be demise himself—is abducted, and the Devil’s Protege embarks on a adversarial takeover of the kinfolk company, loss of life, Inc., Callie returns domestic to imagine the CEO mantle— basically to find she needs to entire 3 approximately most unlikely projects within the realm of the afterlife first.

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And now, this day, i'm engaged on the final scene of my Masterpiece. a movie I conceived and am directing and starring in. it's a paintings of fantastic genius the likes of which the area hasn't ever identified. ” I by some means couldn’t think the guy because the subsequent Orson Welles, yet who was once I to pass judgement on? “Sounds great,” I acknowledged, yet “sounds pretentious” used to be what i used to be fairly pondering. “What’s it approximately? ” Clio requested eagerly, her voice approximately octaves better than it always was once. “Your motion picture, I suggest. ” I gave her a glance, yet she neglected me, her eyes fastened on Indra.

He acknowledged, pointing at Cerberus, who used to be vigorously double-licking his crotch. Crap, I hadn’t considered that. “Just watch and spot, smarty pants,” I responded haughtily, grabbing the head of the halter and dragging it in the back of me as I left the security of the bush and trudged towards my prey. Am I insane? i've got no plan, i assumed, panicking. “I wager I’ll simply wing it,” I stated to myself with a cheer-fulness i didn't own. I was hoping Jarvis hadn’t heard me muttering to myself. no use for the smug-head to grasp approximately my little hassle.

She mouthed a few the phrases, feeling for the correct pronunciation, then gave her head one decisive shake ahead of turning to satisfy my gaze. “Okay, you’ve accomplished the 1st job. Your subsequent activity is to discover Indra and get him to provide you the ocean Foam he used to kill the demon Vritra. Then the 3rd job is whatever approximately amassing the Cup of Jamshid—” “Forget the Cup of Jam, or whatever,” I stated in disbelief. “Did you, or did you no longer, simply say the phrases ‘Sea Foam’? ” “I imagine that’s what they’re asserting, Callie,” Clio acknowledged defensively.

I like to recommend a abdominal rub whenever. ” i'll simply think what that puppy smelled like, and that i used to be no longer gonna stroll around—for God is aware how long—smelling like rainy fur and puppy breath. yet Daniel, nevertheless . . . I’d supply that savage beast a stomach rub each time he sought after. “Screw you! ” I grumbled, hating myself for even considering anything like that. I dropped the halter at the floor, eager to cry—no, desirous to rut wildly within the airborne dirt and dust with the Devil’s protégé! Ugh! I acknowledged to myself. This has bought to forestall!

I didn’t are looking to be on your silly little motion picture besides. And the reality was once i actually didn’t. seventeen I had by no means obvious a film being filmed sooner than. i might like to say that it used to be a superexciting adventure, and that a whole bunch cool stuff occurred. That it, like, absolutely replaced my existence thoroughly and made me are looking to be a greater individual. no longer. palms down, i need to expense seeing a film being made because the number-one such a lot uninteresting factor i've got ever witnessed in my complete life. relatively, it’s on par with looking at paint dry, or timing a slug to work out how lengthy it takes the slimy little sucker to get throughout your sidewalk.

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