Lies & Omens by Lyn Benedict

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An intriguing but dark read that will whet one’s appetite for more in the series.
-Night Owl Sci-Fi

Synopsis

Sylvie Lightner is a P.I. specializing in the unusual—in a world where magic is real, and Hell is just around the corner.
 
After escaping secret government cells and destroying a Miami landmark, Sylvie’s trying to lay low—something that gets easier when a magical force starts taking out her enemies. But these magical attacks are a risk to bystanders, and Sylvie can’t let that slide.   
 
When the war between the government and the magical world threatens the three people closest to her—her assistant, her sister, and her lover—Sylvie has no choice but to get involved with hidden powers bent on shaping the world to their liking. Now, with death and disaster on the horizon, even if Sylvie wins, things will never be the same...  
 

About Lyn Benedict

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Lyn Benedict is the author of the Shadows Inquiries novels, among them Gods & Monsters and Ghosts & Echoes.
 
Published April 24, 2012 by Ace. 319 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Critic reviews for Lies & Omens
All: 5 | Positive: 4 | Negative: 1

Publishers Weekly

Below average
Mar 19 2012

The familiar plot and characters sadly suggest that Benedict has entirely given up on attempting innovation.

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Night Owl Sci-Fi

Excellent
Reviewed by ELF on May 28 2012

An intriguing but dark read that will whet one’s appetite for more in the series.

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That's What I'm Talking About

Good
Reviewed by Gikany-Una on May 23 2012

...halfway through Lies & Omens the plot picks up and takes off!  It is completely engrossing partly because it gets horribly complicated, but also because it is entirely fascinating.

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Urban Fantasy Investigations

Good
Reviewed by Stacy on May 01 2012

I really liked how LIES & OMENS ended. It felt like all the key players are finally on the same side in the same fight.

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Michelle's Book Blog

Good
Reviewed by Michelle on May 14 2012

I completely enjoyed Lies & Omens - Sylvie is one tough lady.

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