The Deception Dance

by Rita Stradling

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Hell owns her—she just doesn’t know it yet.

After a year of preparation, eighteen-year-old Raven Smith has planned out every detail of her summer vacation in Europe. But while en route to Italy, Raven finds a letter in her carry-on telling her to turn back and that an agent of the devil plans to drag her to Hell.

She dismisses it as a prank from her devout, elderly neighbor. Raven is determined to focus on feeding her love of art history and spending time with her older sister.

But the letter is right—an agent of Hell waits for her in Europe. He’s waited for her all of her life, stalking her. At the perfect time, he will claim her.

Raven is, and has always been, a pawn in a very deadly game.

This is the second edition. There are substantial editing changes but no plot changes. The first edition was published in December 2012.