Downfall (Cal Leandros #9) (Mass Market Paperbound)

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I let it go--all of it. Everything I'd been saving up all my life, building and growing inside me, too much to hold in one half-human body. It pushed and fought to be free with a force that turned me into a bomb with a timer vibrating on zero. I was free.

But so was everything I'd fought so hard not to be....

Brothers Cal and Niko Leandros know trouble when they see it--and then proceed to wipe the floor with it. But now it seems their whole world is falling to pieces. Cal's nightmarish monster side is growing ever stronger, changing Cal physically as well as mentally. Which is exactly what Grimm--Cal's savage doppelg nger--wants. And when a covert supernatural organization decides that it's time to put Cal down before he threatens pretty much everything else in existence, the brothers find themselves in a fight they actually might lose. But the dark temptations Cal has denied all his life may prove to be exactly what can save them.

Even if he must fall forever...

About the Author

Rob Thurman lives in Indiana, land of cows, corn, and ravenous wild turkeys. Rob is the author of the Cal Leandros novels, the Trickster novels, the Korsak Brothers novels, and several stories in various anthologies. Besides ravenous wild turkeys, Rob has three rescue dogs (if you don't have a dog, how do you live?)--one of which is a Great Dane-Lab mix that weighs well over one hundred pounds, barks at strangers like Cujo times ten, then runs to hide under the kitchen table and pee on herself. Burglars tend to find this a mixed message. The other two dogs, however, are more invested in keeping their food source alive. All were adopted from the pound (one on his last day on death row). They were all fully grown, already house-trained, and grateful as hell. Think about it the next time you're looking for a Rover or a Fluffy.

Praise For…

Praise for Rob Thurman

“Thurman continues to deliver strong tales of dark urban fantasy.” —SFRevu

“All the great elements I’ve come to expect from this writer.” —#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Charlaine Harris

“A roaring roller coaster of a read…[it’ll] take your breath away.”—Simon R. Green

Product Details
ISBN: 9780451465290
ISBN-10: 0451465296
Publisher: Ace Books
Publication Date: August 5th, 2014
Pages: 338
Language: English
Series: Cal Leandros