From award-winning author, Ilona Andrews, an original novella, set in the New York Times #1 bestselling Kate Daniels World and featuring fan-favorites, Derek, and Curran and Kate’s very independent ward, Julie.
Scarred, solitary Derek Gaunt has separated from his Pack, and is truly a lone wolf. With no family he answers to no one; but is fiercely loyal to a chosen few. So, when several of those close to him are murdered, he’ll stop at nothing to hunt their killer through the magic-drenched streets of Atlanta.
Never one to be left on the sidelines, equally determined — some might say stubborn — Julie Lennart-Olsen soon joins in his pursuit; and what began as revenge turns into a race to save the city. Their search pits them against powers they never imagined and magic so old, it predates history. It may cost Derek his life, but there are things for which even he would risk everything.
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.