Vicki Pettersson returns with the second sign of the Zodiac - an urban fantasy series to delight fans of the hit tv show Heroes. Joanna Archer has discovered the truth about her mysterious heritage to become a fully-fledged member of the supernatural Zodiac force, the Archer. Even as a mortal, Joanna Archer was nobody's idea of a victim. But now, infused with the power to alter the supernatural battle between Shadow and Light forever, she has become a target. When a toxic virus invades the valley, her allies share her dangerous situation. It's up to Jo to find the cure that will save them all, but in order to do so she'll have to embrace her Shadow side ... even if it leaves her with nowhere to hide in an all-out battle with the demons of her past. Lead title / A break from the usual vampires and werewolves, this superhero series will delight fans of Jim Butcher and Kelley Armstrong / Online announcements, sample chapters and Voyager website activity / Competition: Kelley Armstrong, Jim Butcher, Kim Harrision, Charlaine Harris
After ten years with the Tropicana's Folies Bergere, Las Vegas native Vicki Pettersson traded in her sequins for a laptop. But she still knows all about what really happens behind the scenes in Sin City.
'Readers will embrace Pettersson's enduring, tough-as-nails heroine and anticipate gleefully the next volume' Publishers Weekly 'Read at your own risk -- it'll keep you up past your bedtime' Charlaine Harris 'The Scent of Shadows came out of nowhere and slapped me silly. Vicki Pettersson is a new voice that needs to be heard' Kim Harrison 'From the school of unputdownable books, The Scent of Shadows rockets into the air and explodes like fireworks, with nonstop bursts of action and imagination' Diana Gabaldon