This is the end of a great series. In my opinion it should continue because John is a memorable character.
John is alone and fleeing from the FBI. His search for the last demons has led him to Lewisville, a town in Arizona. The terrible demon Rain is probably there, and perhaps he/she’s trying to unite the remaining demons.
An old lady was found drowned and soaked in her house, mysteriously there’s no water arround her. John suspects of Rain and he wants to investigate the body so he decides to go to the funeral. There he meets Margo and Jasmyn. The first one is owner of the mortuary in charge of the funeral and the second one is her worker.
John realizes that he needs to be near the corpses to investigate Rain or other demons methods, so he gets a job in the mortuary doing one of the things he enjoys and knows how to do.
This time John will face a demon who can drown people inexplicably, other who can control minds and make people do what it wants, other who can dismember its victim and do artwork, and other who burns people. Which one is Rain and where does its name come from? You’ll have to find out on your own.
John Wayne Cleaver is becoming less sociopathic and more clever. He keeps his rules, he loves fires and he doesn’t care for many people, but he has fallen in love and he has felt sadness and happiness.
I liked reading about the subject of loneliness and that someone can be surrounded by a lot of people and still feel alone. I also liked that Jasmyn had overcome her cruel past and learnt from it without blaming herself, she was very smart and that’s why she declined Rain’s offer. Rain’s identity and what she/he left behind to become a demon are totally unexpected.
In this book women are much more tender, selfless, more willing to do a greater good and reach agreements than men. This and John’s decision to stop running and give opportunities to those who deserve them allows the surprising outcome of the series.
I loved that Boy Dog was healthy and happy!
I think this novel is a great end for one of my favorite series. I’ll miss it.
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