By Tosca Lee
Lately divorced and mired in a meaningless lifestyles, Clay drifts from his drab condominium to his both lusterless activity as an editor for a small Boston press--until the evening Lucian unearths him and every thing adjustments with the easy phrases, "I'm going to inform you my tale, and you're going to put in writing it down and submit it."What starts as a secret quickly spirals into chaotic obsession as Clay struggles to piece jointly Lucian's darkish story of affection, ambition, and grace--only to find that the demon's tale has develop into his personal. after which just one factor concerns: studying how the tale ends.
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