Leashing the Tempest (The Arcadia Bell, Book 2.5) by Jenn Bennett

By Jenn Bennett

Courting a demon, defeating evil, working a tiki bar: Arcadia Bell is a smart occult mage in lots of respects. yet then there's the problem of her boyfriend's precocious teenage son...
Arcadia "Cady" Bell could have stored the Hellfire Club's youngsters from an area bogeyman, yet she and her Earthbound demon boyfriend, Lon Butler, now face a extra irritating challenge: his teenage son's new demonic skills. Jupe Butler can convince you to do anything--or so he thinks. to check the bounds of his newfound energy, Cady invitations the co-owner of Tambuku Tiki front room to be the teen's guinea pig in the course of a day boat cruise. but if an indignant hurricane whips the Pacific right into a frenzy and Jupe places all of them in severe threat, will Cady's magic trump a teenager's extra self assurance?

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Alice’s teacher, who was also in attendance, said that Alice was a friendly, average student. Betty described her as a pretty girl, with wavy light brown hair, and gray-blue eyes. Betty also noted that Alice was “mature for her age. ” They gathered for the séance in a bedroom where the “performing table” had been placed. It was an ordinary room with a bed, dresser, wardrobe, and the table and six chairs. In addition to Betty and Catherine and Alice’s teacher, they were joined by U N B E L I E V A B L E / 55 Alice’s older sister Rose, Mrs.

And she didn’t enjoy the attention and publicity. The local kids were scared of her, and she wanted friends. ” Alice put it behind her, grew up, and went to college to become a nurse. Soon after, she met and married an Air Force lieutenant and dropped out of school. The spirits weren’t happy about her choice, and at the beginning of Alice’s marriage they hit and shook the bed whenever the couple tried to sleep. But after a while the spirits gave up and started fading away. Alice was okay with that.

While there was something exciting about taking on the paranormal establishment, the winter of 1927 was not a good time for J. B. Rhine. Just as their account became public his mother died unexpectedly. She went fast, and for that Rhine was grateful, but it also made him desperate for comfort. “I must find a place for her, yes, must by all the laws or ways of thought. ” The question about life after death was even more important now, and Rhine was ready to battle the overly credulous Conan Doyles of the world to come up with a real and testable way to find the answer.

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