What is a poor witch to do when she catches the eye of a handsome Inspector for the Department of Magical Misuse? Maks Bryns is hellbent on unraveling all of her secrets, but what will he choose to do with them if he does? In a world where witchcraft is punishable by death, Doris Gibby decides that it's time to roll up her sleeves and tighten her corset. She must find a way to rid herself of the nosy inspector or poison him, whichever comes first. Plans go awry when a necromancer begins to prey upon the village, raising hellhounds and leaving a trail of dead prostitutes in their wake. Can Maks and Doris solve the mystery before it’s too late? And will they lose their hearts to each other in the process?