World on Fire Book 1
A quiet little mountain town is hiding a big problem. When the townsfolk of Raven's Peak start acting crazy, Abigail Dressler is called upon to discover the root of the evil affecting people. She uncovers a demonic threat unlike any she's ever faced and finds herself in a fight just to stay alive.
Abigail rescues Haatim Arison from a terrifying fate and discovers that he has a family legacy in the supernatural that he knows nothing about. Now she's forced to protect him, which is easy, but also to trust him if she wants to save the townsfolk of Raven's Peak. Trust, however, is something hard to have for someone who grew up living on the knife's edge of danger.
Can they discover the cause of the town's insanity and put a stop to it before it is too late?
The secret society called “Ninth Circle” is to protect the world from demons. Demons need a body and usually mark their victims long before they will enter to body. Abigail works for that society and her job is demons fighter. There is also the council, who makes only decisions and they undervalue her skills.
Haatim is usual guy seeking for job and get’s hired by someone to follow his follower. So, he follows Abigail not being aware that Abigail follows the demon, who was actually Haatim employer.
Things will get very messy, when some guys in dead bodies trying to kill Haatim. Abigail saves her and they take a trip together to Raven’s Peak together as Haatim seems to be marked by demon and his father run’s the Council.
Raven’s Peak is small village nowhere. Being once mining town, but nowadays practically inhabited. For some reason, the town was relocated and has old ghost town somewhere in woods with abandoned church and caves and mining tunnels.
In short distance, there is a camping site where paranormal activities starting to take place. A group of youngsters go crazy and kill each other. And then this madness will spread and town becomes kind of Zombie town. Demon called Belpehegor seems to be responsible for it, so Abigail has to fight with the demon to save the city. And the time is limited, as council has been decided to demolish Raven’s Peak by dropping napalm. When Abigail sends Haatim away, he still decides to come back and surprisingly was able to win the demon. So, the town is saved.
And Abigail continues to search Arthur, whom demons kidnapped at the beginning of the book.
The book was well written and easy to read. The story never get’s bored, so was anxious to read it to finish ASAP. I rated it with four stars, which means “very good”.