Blue Diablo by Ann Aguirre is the first in the Corine Solomon series. An urban fantasy taking place mostly on the border between Mexico and Texas, Blue Diablo is steeped in magic of all kinds.
1—Magic, Magic Everywhere
Corine’s magic, the ability to see past events when she touches an object, comes with a steep price—the touch burns her because she gained her abilities from her mother when she burned to death when Corine was a child. There are also witches and a necromancer, and demons, not to mention God’s Hand—or so he claims. Kel’s power is real but its source is uncertain to Corine and thus to us. There’s also Chance, Corine’s ex, who has the most extraordinary good luck to point it’s acknowledged as a power. And there’s Jesse Saldana, an empathic cop who becomes Corine’s mentor, and possibly something more, much to Chance’s chagrin. Continue reading “Blue Diablo—A Touch of Fire”