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Ascendance: Dave vs. the Monsters

Authors: Birmingham, John
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC002000, FIC015000, FIC009060
ISBN: 9780345539922, Related ISBNs: 0345539915, 0345539923, 9780345539915, 9780345539922
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 400,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: For fans of Jim Butcher and Kevin Hearne comes an exhilarating new urban fantasy series featuring monster-slayer Dave Hooper and his magical splitting maul.
 
Kids, there are no monsters under the bed. They’re in the front yard.
 
As a hardworking monster-slayer, Dave Hooper tries not to bring his work home with him. But nowadays it’s hard to keep them separate. Email, cellphones, empath daemons, they never let a guy rest.
 
The Horde has been raising hell and leveling cities from New York to Los Angeles, keeping Dave and his fellow monster-killer, Russian spy Karin Varatchevsky, very busy. But when the legions of hell invade the small seaside town his boys call home, Dave has to make a call. Save the world? Or save his family?
 
Not as easy a choice as you’d think, since Dave’s ex-wife expects to be saved too. And there’s no convincing her that the supersexy Russian spy isn’t his girlfriend. She’s just his sidekick—and an assassin.
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