Sign of the Zodiac series
The Scent of Shadows (2007)
When she was sixteen, Joanna Archer was brutally assaulted and left to die in the Nevada desert.
By rights, she should be dead.
Now a photographer by day, she prowls a different Las Vegas after sunset—a grim, secret Sin City where Light battles Shadow—seeking answers to whom or what she really is . . . and revenge for the horrors she was forced to endure.
But the nightmare is just beginning—for the demons are hunting Joanna, and the powerful shadows want her for their own . . .
The Taste of Night (2007)
Joanna Archer has discovered the truth about her mysterious heritage to become a fully–fledged member of the supernatural Zodiac force, the Archer.
Even as a mortal, Joanna Archer was nobody’s idea of a victim. But now, infused with the power to alter the supernatural battle between Shadow and Light forever, what she’s become is a target. And when a toxic virus invades the valley, so do all of her allies. It’s up to Joanna to find the cure that will save them all, but in order to do so she’ll have to embrace her Shadow side … even if it leaves her with nowhere to hide in an all–out battle with the demons of her past.
The Touch of Twilight (2008)
On the surface she’s a sexy, sophisticated socialite, at home among the beautiful people of the Las Vegasupper crust. But Joanna Archer inhabits another world: a place ordinary humans cannot see . . . a dangerous dimension where an eternal battle rages between the agents of Light and Shadow. And Joanna is both.
Stalked by an enigmatic doppelganger from a preternatural realm, Joanna can feel the Light failing – which is propelling her toward a terrifying confrontation with the ultimate master of evil, the dark lord of Shadow: her father.
Vegas is all about winning big . . . or losing everything. To save her friends, her future, her worlds, Joanna Archer must gamble it all by fully embracing the darkness inside her.
City of Souls (2009)
In SinCity, a little girl suffers from a strange and terrible malady. If she dies, the Light will die along with her.
Warrior, avenger, Joanna Archer has survived countless otherworldly terrors – and has found her rightful place among the agents battling the all-pervasive evil of Shadow . . . even as she struggles against the darkness within herself.
A war is raging forLas Vegas – a city without a heart – one that catapults Joanna into a new world hidden from mortal sight. In this lethally seductive alternate dimension the lines blur between good and evil, love and hate, and here lies the last hope for the Light. But Joanna’s price of admission is a piece of her own soul – and the odds of her escaping are slim . . . to none.
Cheat the Grave (2010)
Las Vegassocialite and otherwordly avenger Joanna Archer gave up everything when she embraced mortality – abandoning her powers and altering her destiny to save a child . . . and a city. Now her former allies are her enemies – and her enemies have nothing to fear.
Yet still she is bound to a prophecy that condemns her to roam a nightmare landscape that ordinary humans cannot see and dare not enter. And a beast is on her trail – an insane killer blinded by bloodlust, who’s determined to rip much more from Joanna than merely her now-fragile life. Survival is no longer an option in this dark realm where good and evil have blurred into confusing shades of gray – unless she can gather together an army of onetime foes and destroy everything she once believed in.
The Neon Graveyard coming June 2011