Assumpta Mary-Margaret O'Connor's demon mark makes her fair game for any passing demonand an attractive bargaining chip in the political alliances of Hell.
Both courtedand stalkedby demons, she realizes she'll never have peace until she rids herself of the demon's mark.
With the aid of her pendulum and the help of Brona Dalyresident ghost of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library Assumpta discovers the one sure-fire way to get rid of the mark: make a deal with the demon who marked her.
While Assumpta prepares for battle, Jakthe spirit she rescued from a demonic urnrejoins her, bringing aid in the form of five Roman legionnaires and Saint Michael, the Archangel. Even with ghostly, and Heavenly help, can Assumpta preserver her lifeand her soulwhen she goes to Hell to challenge the demon who marked her?