Chasing Magic

Stacia Kane
fantasy > urban fantasy, romance > paranormal romance
Chasing Magic (The Downside Ghosts #5) - Stacia Kane

A DEADLY HIGH
 
Magic-wielding Churchwitch and secret addict Chess Putnam knows better than anyone just how high a price people are willing to pay for a chemical rush. But when someone with money to burn and a penchant for black magic starts tampering with Downside’s drug supply, Chess realizes that the unlucky customers are paying with their souls — and taking the innocent with them, as the magic-infused speed compels them to kill in the most gruesome ways possible.
 
As if the streets weren’t scary enough, the looming war between the two men in her life explodes, taking even more casualties and putting Chess squarely in the middle. Downside could become a literal ghost town if Chess doesn’t find a way to stop both the war and the dark wave of death-magic, and the only way to do that is to use both her addiction and her power to enter the spell and chase the magic all the way back to its malevolent source. Too bad that doing so will probably kill Chess — if the war doesn’t first destroy the man who’s become her reason for living.

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Release date: June 22, 2012
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy, romanceparanormal romance
Tags: ghosts, witches
Average rating: 7.50/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: August 29, 2021

The Downside Ghosts :: Series

In Chess Putnam’s world, ghosts are real, and — what’s worse — they’re dangerous. Lucky for her, she has the ability to hunt and banish them, which she puts to good use in her job as a debunker. People who try to get government money by claiming they’ve got a ghost need to go through Chess first. It’s up to her to decide whether they’re committing fraud — and she rarely makes mistakes. Dark, sexy, and always suspenseful, the Downside Ghosts series chronicles Chess’s adventures in a frightening, fascinating world wholly unlike our own.

Finding Magic
Wrong Ways Down
Five Down
Unholy Ghosts (The Downside Ghosts #1)8.40
Unholy Magic (The Downside Ghosts #2)7.50
City of Ghosts (The Downside Ghosts #3)9.26
Sacrificial Magic (The Downside Ghosts #4)7.66
Chasing Magic (The Downside Ghosts #5)