The Demon in Business Class is an international tale of love and revenge, between a corporate spy for Hell and a security officer for Heaven.
Fired after a bar-room brawl, handsome businessman Gabriel Archer discovers he’s psychic. Now his old firm wants him to rescue hopeless sinners – but who chooses those to rescue, and are some people too dangerous to save?
Sexy marketer Zarabeth Battrie leaps at the chance to become a corporate spy, but she didn’t expect a language demon riding shotgun in her mind – and why do the people trying to kill her know more about her job than she does?
Do they both have a part in a secret plan for the decline of the Western World?
When Gabriel meets Zarabeth, their reckless passion leads to betrayal and vengeance. The road to love isn’t smooth when souls are at war, even without paranoid witches, embittered cults, and two angry angels putting everything at risk – and even love can’t fully make up for what they must leave behind.
A Master and Margarita for a post-Cold-War world, The Demon in Business Class is a novel of ideas in Halloween costume, a tale of how old terrors both undergird and rot our new hopes. Spanning three continents, with sharply-drawn characters and a thrilling plot, The Demon in Business Class combines Lev Grossman’s elegance with Karin Slaughter’s brutality, to tell a jittery saga about love, globalization, and the uneasy ground where the human meets the divine.
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