The city of Kunaropolis, a fragment of a disintegrated world society, flourishes under the stringent, savvy rule of Constable Elizabeth Nicks. Even as her metropolis thrives, her marriage to the... More > vice-loving yet God-fearing Jacob Gottschalk flounders. Now, their turbulent union faces another daunting threat: Miriam, a foul-mouthed demon dispatched to Kunaropolis to stoke their romantic turmoil and terminate Jacob’s life.
Miriam’s initial contempt for Jacob blossoms into bizarre infatuation, prompting her to spurn her demonic mandate. Despite the risks of Jacob’s stoic faith in God and compelling love for his wife, Miriam wages a sensual, gruesome war against Elizabeth for Jacob’s heart.< Less