This is a very dark gritty thriller, about what people do for one and another Again just what I like a feisty female, and she sure is feisty Cannot wait for book three Recommended read. In The Most Dangerous City In The Country, One Controlled By The Sadistic Sons Of Ares Gang, Kyra Roberts Recently Crossed Paths With Detective Gabe Nichols She Dismissed Any Liaison With Him As Impossible, But Telling Him The Truth May Prove InevitableWalking The Slip Mire Nightly, Dressed In Her Disguise And Trying To Infiltrate A Homicidal Gang, Kyra Sees Plenty Of Things She Can T Explain When She Begins To Suspect A Serial Killer Might Be At Work, She Decides To Approach Gabe AgainGabe Has Plenty To Keep Him Busy A Bizarre Missing Persons Case, A New Development In His Brother S Cold Case, A New Neighbor, And The Grisly Murders That Are A Nightly Ritual In The Slip Mire When Kyra Shows Up Unexpectedly, He Jumps At The Chance Keep Her Around, But It S Harder Than He Bargained For She S Not An Average Source Any Than She S An Average Mireling Gabe Wishes She Would Be Sensible About Her Own SafetyTheir Partnership Crumbles, But When Things Become Even Darker Than Usual In The Slip Mire, They Ll Need One Another Get Survive A Hellish Situation If They Can T Work Together To Shoulder Their Burdens, They Ll Find Themselves Utterly Alone In Abstreuse, It S Not A Matter Of Not Coming Out Of The Darkness, But Of Being Absorbed By The Darkness Itself My seventh read from author L.K Hill Picks up where book 1 left off, like a jet fighter in flight and just gets better from there Three pseudonyms, 3 different genres All good, but this book captivated me the most, in fact, I ve already started the third book in the series I ll be reading from this author no matter what pseudonym she writes under RIP Marley January 20, 2014 July 24, 2018. This is book two in the series It keeps drawing you in and you want to keep reading to find out what is going to happen.I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. This is a very dark gritty thriller, about what people do for one and another Again just what I like a feisty female, and she sure is feisty Cannot wait for book three Recommended read. L K Hill does a beautiful job of building a visceral city, backdrop for her compelling Street Games series Abstreuse City is a place you would never want to visit, the murder capital of the country inhabited by every lowlife imaginable and some you d never imagine Kyra has steered clear of the cops since her last involvement, shooting a gang member to save Detective Nichols life There was a definite spark between the two of them, something Kyra has no time to encourage The only reason she is in Abstreuse City is to find her brother, Manny.However when it seems a serial killer is stalking prostitutes in the Mire, Abstreuse City s slums, Kyra has to share what she knows with Gabe Nichols to try and prevent murders Is the killer as aware of Kyra as she is of him Gabe is the only person in the city that knows Kyra by both of her aliases, Supra, her tough street persona that the Mirelings know her as, and Tanya Roberts, her respectable alias Does she dare get close enough to reveal her true identity Supra s main objective is finding an in with the Sons of Ares, the gang running most operations in the Mire The gang Manny disappeared into just over a year ago How will Kyra manage to insinuate herself into the gang to find him Fast paced, wonderful characters and a great story This book is better than the first but I loved the first so that tells you how much I think of this book Read the series in order, as that seems to make the story clearer I love this story and highly recommend this to those who love crime fiction suspense.I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.