No matter how much the paranormal politics of Atlanta change, one thing always remains the same: if there’s trouble, Kate Daniels will be in the middle of it...
As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran, former mercenary Kate Daniels has more responsibilities than it seems possible to juggle. Not only is she still struggling to keep her investigative business afloat, she must now deal with the affairs of the pack, including preparing her people for attack from Roland, a cruel ancient being with god-like powers. Since Kate’s connection to Roland has come out into the open, no one is safe — especially those closest to Kate.
As Roland’s long shadow looms ever nearer, Kate is called to attend the Conclave, a gathering of the leaders from the various supernatural factions in Atlanta. When one of the Masters of the Dead is found murdered there, apparently at the hands of a shapeshifter, Kate is given only twenty-four hours to hunt down the killer. And this time, if she fails, she’ll find herself embroiled in a war which could destroy everything she holds dear...
Ilona Andrews is an urban fantasy novelist. She was born in Russia (English is her second language) and came to the United States as a teenager. She attended Western Carolina University, where she majored in biochemistry and met her husband Gordon, who helped her write and submit her first novel, Magic Bites. Her husband co-authors her books. Ilona and Gordon currently live in Georgia. They have two children and three dogs.
The chronological order of the series, including short stories and Kate Daniels World:
- Questionable Client (short story, prequel to the series)
- Magic Bites
- Magic Burns
- Magic Strikes
- Magic Mourns (Raphael and Andrea novella)
- Magic Bleeds
- Magic Dreams (Jim and Dali novella)
- Magic Slays
- Gunmetal Magic (and Magic Gifts) – Andrea’s book – Kate Daniels World #1
- Magic Rises
- Magic Breaks
- Magic Steals (Second Jim and Dali novella)
- Magic Shifts
- Magic Binds
Kate Daniels consists of ten primary works, and includes four additional books that complement the series but are not considered mandatory reads. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.