Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective
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"In this entertaining series opener, Amsden (The Immortality Virus) introduces readers to the eponymous Cassie, a decidedly mundane member of a magical family. ...Readers will enjoy Cassie's fish-out-of-water struggles as she fights magical threats with little more than experience and bravado." ~ Publisher's Weekly
"...Cassie Scot is an enjoyable and unique take to the contemporary fantasy genre. It is also a solid detective tale. This blend of genres will appeal to a broad range of readers. It is an easy recommendation for a weekend escape." ~ The Midwest Book Review
Cassie Scot was a Finalist in the Science Fiction/Fantasy category in 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.
Cassie Scot is the ungifted daughter of powerful sorcerers, born between worlds but belonging to neither. At 21, all she wants is to find a place for herself, but earning a living as a private investigator in the shadow of her family’s reputation isn’t easy. When she is pulled into a paranormal investigation, and tempted by a powerful and handsome sorcerer, she will have to decide where she truly belongs.
“When sorcerers call the shots, what’s a girl without powers to do? Get ready for a ripper of a murder mystery full of romance and intrigue, where magic potions bubble, passions spark and vampires are definitely not your friend. Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective grabs you by the heart and won’t let go until the very last page. Well-written, immersive and unputdownable. This is urban fantasy at its best. More please!”
~ Kim Falconer, bestselling author of The Spell of Rosette
want you to take a look.” My stomach squirmed at the idea, but when he handed me a flashlight, I gave him a determined nod and headed back to the scene. With the help of the flashlight, I could make out far more detail than before. The body definitely belonged to a woman. She had been wearing a tank top and shorts that would have left most of her skin exposed, had there not been so many insects crawling over it. As I panned the flashlight over the body, I could see half healed wounds on her
long have you been waiting here?” Evan asked. “About an hour. I was just about to give up, actually. This was supposed to be a quick job.” “Yes.” He ran his fingers through his hair. “I didn’t think you’d still be here.” “You knew I’d be here?” “I told Frank to hire you.” “You did?” I had no idea whether to feel flattered or embarrassed. On the one hand, I didn’t want to feel like some kind of charity case, but on the other hand, I needed the business, and it was nice of Evan to think of me.
Luckily, there was someone I could go to for help, someone who also had a vested interest in killing this vampire. I just had to find some way to talk Evan into letting me join the hunt. I didn’t have much time, which meant I couldn’t wait for Evan to show up in my office sometime in the uncertain future. I would have to go to him. I dressed quickly, opting for more sensible jeans and tennis shoes over my usual businesslike attire. Heels and tight shirts only helped heroines fighting vampires
whether or not he was upset. “A few minutes.” “I should have known you wouldn’t leave. You’re too curious for your own good, you know that?” “So my parents keep telling me. Evan, why are you trying to break into Belinda’s house?” “I don’t want you involved with this,” he said. “I am involved. I used to work for the sheriff and even if I don’t anymore, there are some things I can’t ignore.” I paused before adding. “Like breaking and entering.” “Are you threatening to call the sheriff on me?”
large table in the center of the seating group was overflowing with books, star charts, and pages of half-finished homemade incantations. Mom sat with her back to me, writing furiously. After a moment, she scratched out whatever she had been working on, and started again. “Hello, Cassandra,” Dad said, with a stiff formality I was unaccustomed to. He sat by the fire, causing the flames to leap and dance in interesting patterns. He did that for amusement sometimes. Or because he was anxious. I