If you’ve ever heard the old folk song, The City of New Orleans, you’ve at least heard the name of the city I’m from. “All along the southbound odyssey. The train pulls out at Kankakee.” I often tell people I’m addicted to coffee and writing. An all-around geek, I’m into many different fandoms. I have an appreciation for older cars and older things. Music is pretty much anything. I have a passion for horror, fantasy and the unexplained.
Vatican City is an inspiring sight to behold; unless all you’re seeing is four walls of a cell deep within its dungeon. Most people go abroad and bring home a cheap souvenir; Raven Ashlynn brings home a whole person and a new set of rules. While her future is on the line, so is the future of the city. Warlocks have set their sights on Kankakee. A dark summoning in Chicago draws attention to what she is which leads to a heartbreaking introduction, and an intriguing offer. War breaks out between the gang and the Order of Blackthorn. Lines are crossed, and as the ashes settle, everything changes.
If you found out you were half-demon and damned to hell no matter what you did, what would you do? Raven Ashlynn, keeps doing what she thinks is right. Unable to return to her life as she knew it, Raven struggles to maintain her mundane routine. But her trips to the comic shop and coffee house may come to an end. A new nightclub, run by a Warlock with seemingly questionable intentions, has opened its doors. Things keep getting worse through the Halloween season. The Afflicted are hunting humans on the streets of Kankakee, and an enemy arrives by a late-night train. But it’s the arrival of a mysterious invitation, that may cause the most trouble..