Dex is starting to get the handle on being a medium with Cindy’s help. He’s getting things in order to get his P.I.’s license, and things are moving forward with Orlando, his boyfriend. Not smoothly, but forward.
Then their hometown is shaken by a series of killings. Orlando being a detective picks up the case. Dex and his partner pick up a missing person’s investigation that ends up having quite the similarities to Orlando’s case.
With Dex still being haunted from ghosts past, trying to communicate with ghosts present, and find this missing person, things at home are strained. Too many items might be in the air and Dex nor Orlando might be able to save them if/when they come crashing down.
When Pernicious starts we’re thrown into the middle of a murder mystery and a human trafficking investigation. As we’ve learned from previous stories; there is no rest for the wicked, and that holds even greater truth now. Only as the investigation unfolds we learn and see more evidence on just exactly who is clean and who is filthy.
Between catching up with our favorite characters, experiencing some amazing sex, and beautiful family moments, we’re cast into the depths of human depravity and witness just how low humanity can go. All in the name of God.
Det. Daniel Webber’s career is skating on thin ice. He really needs to ensure he does everything by the book and doesn’t make any ripples. He’s resolved to be the best he can be when Katie walks in the door of his precinct declaring she’s witnessed a murder.
Even from across the room embersare starting to glow from their mutual attraction. As the fire grows so do the threats to both Daniel and Katie. Daniel must recruit help from the last person he wants to owe any favors to ensure Katie’s safety.