Death has come calling, and one woman has what he wants most of all... As chief sorcerer of Felport, Marla Mason thought shed faced every kind of evil the magical world had to offer. But shes never faced a killer like this.
Hes dark, glib, handsome as the deviland exactly who he says he is. Death in the flesh. Hes arrived in Felport with a posse composed of a half-insane necromancer and the reanimated corpse of John Wilkes Booth, and he isnt leaving until he gets what he came for.
Only Marla is crazy enough to tell Death to go back to Hell. With the Founders Ball just around the bend, drawing together the brightest, meanest, and most dangerous of Felports magical elite, the last thing Marla needs is all-out war with the King of the Underworld, but thats exactly what shes got. As the battle lines are drawn, she can count on her hedonistic, body-hopping partner Rondeaubut how many of her old allies will stand by her side when facing the ultimate adversary?
To save her city, Marla will have to find a way to cheat Deathliterally.