In alten Legenden heißt es, man höre in stürmischen Nächten manchmal ein seltsames Pfeifen, gefolgt vom Erscheinen riesiger schwarzer Hunde. Aber dies sind keine gewöhnlichen Kreaturen, sondern dämonische Wesen, entfesselt von der wilden Jagd auf verlorene Seelen. Nur selten sieht man mehr als einen von ihnen zur selben Zeit, doch wenn alle sieben zusammenkommen sollten, bedeutet dies das Ende der Welt. In der malerischen Stadt Kingsbury mitten in Vermont betrauert Rose Kerrigan den Tod ihres Großvaters, eines liebenswürdigen, aber seltsamen alten Mannes.
Unbeknownst to most of humankind, a powerful network of witches thrives within the shadows of society, using their magic to keep the world in balance. But they are being eliminated - and we will all pay if their power falls... When Elyse MacAllister's great-aunt Eleanora, the woman who raised her, becomes deathly ill, Lyse puts her comfortable life in Georgia on hold to rush back to Los Angeles. And once she returns to Echo Park, Lyse discovers her great-aunt has been keeping secrets.
Calliope Reaper-Jones so just wanted a normal life: buying designer shoes on sale, dating guys from Craig’s List, web-surfing for organic dim-sum for her boss. But when her father - who happens to be Death himself - is kidnapped, and the Devil’s Protege embarks on a hostile takeover of the family business, Death, Inc., Callie returns home to assume the CEO mantle - only to discover she must complete three nearly impossible tasks in the realm of the afterlife first.
Calliope just wants to make it big in the Big Apple, like any other working girl. But Callie is also Death's Daughter, no matter how much she tries to stay out of the family business. And now her older sister has made a deal with the Devil himself to engage in a hostile takeover of both Death Inc. and Heaven - once they get Callie out of the way.
Calliope Reaper-Jones is Death's Daughter. She owes a debt to Cerberus, the three headed dog that guards the gate's of hell - a debt that involves a trip to Purgatory, Las Vegas, ancient Egypt, and a discount department store that's more frightening than any supernatural creature she'll ever encounter.