Kat Cho

Vicious Spirits (Gumiho #2)

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The sequel to Wicked Fox. Find out what happens next! Coming August 18, 2020 from G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House.

New romance and dangers abound in this companion to the crowd-pleasing Wicked Fox.

After the events of Wicked Fox, Somin is ready to help her friends pick up the pieces of their broken lives and heal. But Jihoon is still grieving the loss of his grandmother, and Miyoung is distant as she grieves over her mother’s death and learns to live without her fox bead. The only one who seems ready to move forward is their not-so-favorite dokkaebi, Junu.

Somin and Junu didn’t exactly hit it off when they first met. Somin thought he was an arrogant self-serving, conman. Junu was, at first, amused by her hostility toward him until he found himself inexplicably drawn to her. Somin couldn’t deny the heat of their attraction. But as the two try to figure out what could be between them, they discover their troubles aren’t over after all. The loss of Miyoung’s fox bead has caused a tear between the world of the living and the world of the dead, and ghosts are suddenly flooding the streets of Seoul. The only way to repair the breach is to find the missing fox bead or for Miyoung to pay with her life. With few options remaining, Junu has an idea but it might require the ultimate sacrifice. In usual fashion, Somin may have a thing or two to say about that.

In Vicious Spirits, Kat Cho delivers another beguiling and addictive read full of otherworldly dangers and romance.

Content Warnings: grief, discussions of death

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Reminiscent of a K-Drama in all the best ways, the Gumiho series brings Korean mythology of the nine-tailed fox and high school drama together in an unforgettable story…” —Hypable

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ISBN 9781984812377
Published by G.P. Putnam Son’s Books for Young Readers (August 18, 2020)
cover art by: Valentina Remenar