Hush little children, all snug in your beds,
Safe in your dreams, tucked away in your heads.
But he is watching and wants to be fed.
Don’t try to run…say a prayer instead,
Because, little children, you’ll soon be dead.
Children all over the city of Charlotte, North Carolina are vanishing and turning up dead exactly one week after their disappearance. The city is in a panic, parents terrified to let their children out of their sights, but it’s simply not enough. You can’t hide from the Devourer of Souls.
Mattie has endured a lot over the last year, but now she’s faced with something even her nine lives can't survive. As old secrets are brought to light, she must confront her destiny—and a curse that may cost her everything.
Throw in a fallen angel serial killer who specializes in little kids, and Mattie may have to seek help from the one person she swore she never would.
The real question is will she come out the other side the same person she was, or will Silas finally get what he wants—her soul…?