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By Jenna Black

An old evil is unleashed within the glossy world— until one fearless P.I. can hunt it down. . . . Nikki Glass, Immortal Huntress, returns during this new novel within the acclaimed sequence through Jenna Black.

As a dwelling descendant of Artemis the Huntress, inner most investigator Nikki Glass understands tips to tune an individual down. but if an Oracle exhibits up, caution the Descendants approximately wild puppy assaults in Washington, D.C., Nikki is afraid it would be a capture. The Olympians think the “dogs” are relatively jackals, managed by means of a blood-crazed descendant of the Egyptian death-god Anubis. no matter what. . . . If Nikki hopes to muzzle Dogboy, she’s obtained to capture him within the act. but if she stakes out an area cemetery, she finally ends up face-to-snout with a snarling pack of shadow-jackals whose chew is worse than their bark. those hellhounds are deadly—even for an immortal like Nikki. “Dog” spelled backward might be “god,” yet that won’t cease Nikki from educating those previous gods a few new tips. Like enjoying lifeless.

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Hence, their perception is less guarded than their father’s on the goddess of love, or so they indicate to him. The timing and dialogue are significant since the sisters have just escaped an organized attempt to bind them in incestuous marriages in Egypt. They accept romance as a sequence laid down by Aphrodite and anticipate their own willing seduction in Argos. They refer to the Erotes and Aphrodite as stagemanaging a process, one consistent with all ancient interpretations of the goddess. But The Suppliants (the well-preserved first of a trilogy (preceding The Egyptians and Danaids) reveals the girls’ mass murder of their Egyptian husbands to save their father’s life.

Hence, their perception is less guarded than their father’s on the goddess of love, or so they indicate to him. The timing and dialogue are significant since the sisters have just escaped an organized attempt to bind them in incestuous marriages in Egypt. They accept romance as a sequence laid down by Aphrodite and anticipate their own willing seduction in Argos. They refer to the Erotes and Aphrodite as stagemanaging a process, one consistent with all ancient interpretations of the goddess. But The Suppliants (the well-preserved first of a trilogy (preceding The Egyptians and Danaids) reveals the girls’ mass murder of their Egyptian husbands to save their father’s life.

His fictional novel True History, about a fantastic journey to the Moon and Venus, was a futuristic exercise. His authorship of De Dea Syria [On the Syrian Goddess] and the Amores. (Erotes is also attributed to a Pseudo-Lucian, since Lucianos’s fluency in the Attic dialect was questionable). On the Syrian Goddess is a Latin work in the sub-dialect Ionic Greek style of Herodotus. It gives a specific description of religious cult practices in Hierapolis in Syria, with mass worship centring upon the rich sanctuary of the goddess, the Ionic Temple architecture, male votive figures, orgiastic and divination rituals, festivities and sacred professions.

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