Blood Magic

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Summary

Genre:
Horror / Mystery
Author:
Domino Finn
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
8
Rating:
n/a
Age Limitation:
13+

Intro

When they found the first body, no one batted an eye. That was par for the course in Skid Row.

Nicknamed the Nickel by locals because its center is Fifth Street, the slum is five square blocks of the worst Downtown Los Angeles has to offer: condemned buildings, overfull shopping carts, and upwards of six-thousand disenfranchised men and women living in sidewalk tents. You can say it's tragic. You can call it a crime. Some even think it survival of the fittest. But it's easy to slap a label on it from a safe distance. It's different on the asphalt. The grime on those streets never washes off. It doesn't matter how much bleach you pour into a bucket.

Living in Skid Row, it was hard not to consider the stories that came my way. I'd been here over a week, and my eyes were open to the plight of the locals. Some of the nicer ones were victims of circumstance. Others were sick in the head. Many were criminals and deadbeats who'd brought this on themselves one way or another. And, without a doubt, every single one of them was addicted to something: Drugs. Alcohol. Meds. Adrenalin. Whether theses vices were contributing factors to their decline or a habit picked up to cope, it no longer mattered. These marginals had been forgotten in life.

And in the beginning, they were forgotten in death as well.

To everyone else here, my name was Ricky Kicks. Just another down-on-his-luck redneck who finally couldn't scrounge up enough scratch for a month's rent. But my real name is Rick Danvers. I'm an undercover detective with Robbery Homicide.

I know—that's hard to believe.

What did the LAPD care about the destitute and the lost? The truth was, they didn't. Not at first. But they care about headlines, and you can only pile bodies so high before people notice.
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Luxia Johanna Van Kampen: So into it!

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alibrabil: Loved the intrique and interesting characters. The suspense building up makes me grit my teeth in fear for the consequences of TI's actions. Well written and would recommend to everyone.

ΟΛΓΑ ΒΕΛΗ: ΤΟ ΛΑΤΡΕΥΩ!!!ΕΧΕΙ ΠΟΛΥ ΩΡΑΙΑ ΠΛΟΚΗ!!!ΝΑΙ ΘΑ ΤΟ ΠΡΟΤΕΙΝΑ ΚΑΙ ΣΕ ΑΛΛΟΥΣ.

Shaina French: So far so good

DeejDon: I really enjoyed the whole book as it was both heart-warming and spine-tingling. It touched me to know that in times like these there are those out there who will hurt children and inflict the pain onto themselves. But, luckily the guardian angels were there to protect the babies from those evil ...

Cindy Lake Atanasoff: Needs some grammar changes but a great story. Sorry to see it end

Sana: I liked , rather loved the book. The suspense and the romance and the plot were just perfectly synced. Character of Drew was most impressive as he disliked then liked then loved Cora. But the truth of her parent's death didn't get that much revealed. Yet overall it was an amazing story.

Fanny Smith: Very few complaints on grammar and spelling. The beginning is kinda slow. I think it would be more interesting if the murder plot intertwined better with the romance. . .but overall a satisfying resolution. I read the whole book, and bothered to review it.😁 Good job.

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Ishika agrawal: So far great. Looking forward to reading new chapters

Lisa McColley: I love the way it automatically jumped into the story and held my attention. Want more!

Anna Tompoulou: really like the way they work together!!

kcbuck1234: Very interesting, and intriguing.

Tisa Vincent Besson: I quite liked this book it was easy to read the plot was good there was not many indept descriptions but that was OK for how the book was written well done.

kitty_cat: i love the story but im confused ws there another one before this one.....

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