“Secrets are only kept by the dead.’’ CHP Officer Eric Fox has been put on desk duty after an officer involved shooting that left an unarmed man dead. Fox is cleared by IA and is in therapy with Doctor Karen Faber. While in therapy, Fox commits suicide and a cryptic note left on his body leads investigators,Swenson, O'Brian, Pritchard, and others to believe it was not suicide... but murder.
Mad Sam DeStefano was a prominent figure in Chicago crime history until his death in 1973. He was rubbed out by the man he mentored, Tony the Ant Spilotro. Mad Sam was a petty criminal until he joined the Forty-Two gang in 1930. DeStefano has been compared to Chuck Nicoletti in terms of ruthlessness. Along the way Sam acquired the nicknames the Mad Hatter and Marquis de Sade of the syndicate.
Seventeen-year-old Jennifer is a genius mage in a world that doesn’t know about magic. Mages are five times more likely to be sociopaths, and mage sociopaths are often violent. Jennifer loses her friend and her boyfriend to evil mages. She learns new magic and captures them. She fights power-hungry mages. She and her apprentice make huge sacrifices to fix a problem that could end mankind.
Teen mage Jennifer and her apprentice Lahni face a vital task in six months. They learn more magic and get pregnant to strengthen their souls. Lahni lacks the romantic love needed for a strong soul, so she and Jennifer become lovers.
Jennifer works to remove a curse that can kill her.
The task changes, and Lahni goes alone. Jennifer must warn the world of a catastrophe that will kill millions.
Teen mage Jennifer captured all evil mages, but she faces new crises. Mage revolutionaries fear Jennifer and kidnap her apprentice to gain leverage. Lahni escapes, and Jennifer captures the revolutionaries. Jealous mages plan to assassinate Jennifer.
After a period of calm, the soul of Jennifer’s best friend contacts her and Lahni. The crucial task given to them will require great sacrifices.
Evil mages torture to death Jennifer’s best friend. Jennifer leads a cadre of apprentices to capture Bad Souls. The cadre runs into a trap, and Jennifer’s boyfriend dies. She becomes catatonic. She recovers but gets cursed by a Bad Soul.
Jennifer discovers different magic and captures all Bad Souls. She meets a girl with the same magic. They become master and apprentice and honorary sisters.
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