- Sever Your Spine by Jasper Black
Sever Your Spine by Jasper BlackHot
Charlie Banks is charismatic, charming, and vicious as they come. Also a fugitive of Hell's justice, he offers Henry and James shelter when they need it the most. But can he be trusted?
There is blood in the streets and on the cupcakes. Nothing is certain in this city where terror reigns.
At the end of book 1, Swallow You Whole, I had some questions left unanswered – what happened to Claire and Edward? What were Lady and Francis going to do? Would Henry and James get caught? All of these were answered, and more, in this book.
As well as answering all my questions (and leaving me asking some new ones) the cast of characters was an equal mix of old and new. We were able to continue the story of Henry and James (or Jahangir and Mojgan), while revisiting Lady and Francis, catching up with Claire and Edward, seeing a little bit of Michael and Raziel and, of course, Satan and God. But, on top of that, we had a whole new cast that were just as interesting to read about: the catalysts of demon-summoners Suzanne and Jean-Francois, new demon Charlie, reapers Butterfly and Crimson, as well as the angel Virgil, who was my personal favourite of all the new characters. We also, briefly, got a glimpse of the demon Calixte and were introduced to the troublemaking sins, Famine and Gluttony.
“Michael’s fingers twitched.