Demon Inside and Out
by Jason Jeffery (Goodreads Author)
Once one of the world's most powerful wizards, Talbot McCreary has hit rock bottom. Responsible for the death of his only daughter, self-loathing dragged him into the abyss of addiction, until he lost all connection to the magical powers he once possessed. And he would be content to remain in his self-made hell forever, if not for the local mafia boss who enlists himagains...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Asylett Press
(first published 2008)
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Talbot McCreary used to be ranked among the world's most powerful wizards. That is, until he killed his daughter in a battle against Winston Philips, who disappeared shortly after. Following the tragedy of murdering Vanessa, Talbot goes into a deep dark depression, living on the streets, and becoming addicted to heroin. All of this leads to the loss of his magical powers. Talbot is taken against his will by the local mafia boss who wants him to kill the head of the werewolf pack and the vampire...more
This is a dark fantasy indeed. Mr. Jeffrey does a good job of showing us Talbot McCreary's inner anguish and torment as he struggles with the death of his daughter and his own responsibility in it. Despite turning into a being with darker powers than he possessed before, he chooses to battle against an evil even greater than what he fears in himself. For all lovers of demons and vampires and dark magic, this book is sure to appeal to you.
A resident of Brevard County, Florida, Jason Jeffery has had short stories pasting the inside of magazines for the past five years. 2008 saw him break through to mass media with the publication of "Demon Inside and Out." The sequel, "Demon Lord" is available in ebook and trade paperback as is his short story collection, "October at Dusk." "Bloom," a suspense novel is current available in ebook and...moreMore about Jason Jeffery...