Boston, 1769: Ethan Kaille, a Boston thieftaker who makes use of his conjuring to trap criminals, has snared villains and defeated magic that may have daunted a lesser guy. What begins out as a mysterious phenomenon that has neighborhood ministers stressed turns into anything way more critical.
A ruthless, tremendous robust conjurer seeks to wake the souls of the lifeless to wreak a negative revenge on all who oppose him. Kaille's minister neighbors were helpless to forestall crimes opposed to their church. Graves were desecrated in a extraordinary, ritualistic manner. both hectic are stories of lately deceased voters of Boston reappearing as grotesquely disfigured colors, doubtless having been disturbed from their everlasting leisure, and now scary those that were nearest to them in lifestyles. yet so much individually troubling to Kaille is a negative waning of his skill to conjure. He is familiar with most of these are related...but how?
When Ethan discovers the resource of this difficulty, he realizes that his conjure powers and people of his pals are usually not sufficient to forestall a madman from changing into omnipotent. yet in some way, utilizing his wits, his powers, and each different source he can muster, Ethan needs to thwart the monster's poor plan and repair the stressed souls of the lifeless to the peace of the grave. permit the conflict for souls start in A Plunder of Souls, the 3rd, stand-alone novel in Jackson's acclaimed Thieftaker series.