Lula Mortiz tries to save her boyfriend, Maks, by cheating Death; however, Lady de la Muerte is not so easily bested.
Some months after Lula and her family have returned from their ordeal in Los Lagos (Labyrinth Lost, 2016), the Mortiz family tries to find its way to a new normal. Normal for a bruja, that is. Falling back into high school life isn’t easy, though, and Lula’s sinmago boyfriend simply can’t understand what she has been through. Unable to cope with this “new” Lula, Maks breaks up with her on the way to the last soccer game of the year, leaving her devastated. But when a freak accident kills everyone involved—except Lula, who is saved by her magic—the Mortiz sisters cast a canto to heal Maks, with devastating results. Magic always comes with a price, often a string of unintended consequences. The choice to save Maks, though well-intended, spurs a supernatural chaos, throwing the entire order of the world out of balance. Lula and her sisters must put a stop to the wheels they put in motion, resulting in an epic adventure to save not just Maks and the city they love—but Lady de la Muerte herself. Even readers new to the series will leave this world mostly satisfied and excited about where the Mortiz sisters will go next
An exciting read with a wonderful Latinx feel woven throughout.(Fantasy/horror. 14-18)