By Jenna Black
Nikki Glass can tune down any guy. but if her most up-to-date purchaser seems to be a real descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . .
Crazy because it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting talents are actually god-given. She’s a dwelling, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a seize set by means of the kids of the gods. Nikki’s new “friends” comprise a descendant of Eros, who makes use of intercourse as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose tips aren't any giggling topic; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a undercover agent.
But strongest of all are the Olympians, a rival extended family of immortals trying to wreck all Descendants who refuse to bow all the way down to them. within the everlasting conflict of excellent god/bad god, Nikki could make a divine weapon. but when they suspect she’ll quit with out a struggle, the gods needs to be loopy. . . .
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