The Turn: The Hollows Begins with Death

Kim Harrison
fantasy > urban fantasy
The Turn: The Hollows Begins with Death - Kim Harrison

A prequel.

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison returns to her beloved Hollows series with The Turn, the official prequel to the series that will introduce you to a whole new side of Rachel Morgan's world as they've never seen it before!

Can science save us when all else fails?

Trisk and her hated rival, Kal, have the same goal: save their species from extinction.

But death comes in the guise of hope when a genetically modified tomato created to feed the world combines with the government's new tactical virus, giving it an unexpected host and a mode of transport. Plague rises, giving the paranormal species the choice to stay hidden and allow humanity to die, or to show themselves in a bid to save them.

Under accusations of scientific misconduct, Trisk and Kal flee across a plague-torn United States to convince leaders of the major paranormal species to save their supposedly weaker kin, but not everyone thinks humanity should be saved, and Trisk fights the prejudices of two societies to prove that not only does humanity have something to offer, but that long-accepted beliefs against women, dark magic, and humanity itself can turn to understanding; that when people are at their worst that the best show their true strength, and that love can hold the world together as a new balance is found.

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Release date: February 6, 2017
Genres: fantasyurban fantasy
Tags: vampires, witches
Updated: August 22, 2021

The Hollows :: Series

The Hollows series (also called the Rachel Morgan series) is a series of eleven mystery novels, six short stories, one graphic novel, and one compendium resource by Kim Harrison, published by HarperCollins Publishers, in an urban fantasy alternate history universe and set primarily in the city of Cincinnati and its suburbs.

The alternate history is built upon two premises: the recent open existence of magical and supernatural species, primarily witches, vampires, and werewolves, with the human population; and the historical investment of Cold War military spending in genetic engineering as opposed to the Space Race, which resulted in the accidental release of a virus via a genetically modified tomato in the 1960s that killed a significant portion of the human population. The series is set approximately forty years after this plague, referred to as 'The Turn' within the series.

Into the Woods: Tales from the Hollows and Beyond
The Turn: The Hollows Begins with Death
Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows #1)7.76
The Good, the Bad, and the Undead (The Hollows #2)7.60
Every Which Way But Dead (The Hollows #3)7.34
A Fistful of Charms (The Hollows #4)8.00
For a Few Demons More (The Hollows #5)8.28
Where Demons Dare (The Hollows #6)8.88
White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows #7)8.28
Black Magic Sanction (The Hollows #8)8.28
Pale Demon (The Hollows #9)8.14
A Perfect Blood (The Hollows #10)8.28
Ever After (The Hollows #11)7.50
The Undead Pool (The Hollows #12)
The Witch with No Name (The Hollows #13)
American Demon (The Hollows #14)8.40
Million Dollar Demon (The Hollows #15)