The Pagan Stone by Nora Roberts

From Booklist

Twice now, Gage Turner, Fox O’Dell, and Caleb Hawkins, with help from Quinn Black, Layla Darnell, and Cybil Kinski, delivered severe blows to the demon known as Lazarus Twisse. The team of six even managed to restore the bloodstone that could be the key to permanently defeating the demon. But Twisse is not going down without a fight. As the seventh day of the seventh month of the seventh year once again comes to the small town of Hawkins Hollow, Twisse is prepared to rain down death and destruction unless the six send the demon packing for good. After matching up Cal and Quinn in Blood Brothers (2007) and Fox and Layla in The Hollow (2008), Roberts focuses on Gage and Cybil, both of whom have a gift for precognition, as she winds up her Sign of Seven trilogy in fine fashion. Deftly blending edgy suspense and dark horror with her tried-and-true brand of sexy contemporary romance, Roberts has created an intriguing novel, rich in paranormal thrills and chills. –John Charles
 
Review –
 
This is the final installment of the Sign of the Seven  trilogy and although it was very good ,the ending  was anti-climatic for me and  amd made the entire series feel a bit short.  Maybe the author was getting a bit tired of this storyline and decided on a quick end of the situation.  Anyway, I’m glad I read the series but I won’t be reading it again.
 
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The Hollow by Nora Roberts

From Booklist

Every seven years for seven days the citizens of Hawkins Hollow go crazy. It all began 21 years earlier when three friends—Fox O’Dell, Caleb Hawkins, and Gage Turner—spilled their own blood on the Pagan Stone and released the demon once known as Lazarus Twisse. Ever since then, the three have worked together to limit the damage Twisse causes during his week long reign of terror. Recently, three women—Layla Darnell, Quinn, and Cybil Kinski—have joined their battle against Twisse, but it is going to take everything the six have if they are ever going to eliminate once and for all the evil that threatens Hawkins Hollow. After introducing her new paranormal-tinged series with Blood Brothers (2007)—the story of Cal and Quinn—Roberts cleverly continues her deliciously chilling Sign of Seven trilogy with a riveting story that focuses on Fox and Layla, both of whose gift for reading other people’s minds plays a key role in the six’s demon-defeating plans. –John Charles
 
 
Review –
 
You can’t beat a Nora Roberts story  on a hot afternoon and it’s even better when you listen to it, like a television mini-series without pictures.  I’ve already started listening to the third and final installment  The Pagan Stone, and I’m not sure how this will all end but I hope all the characters come out alive.