Book 2 of 6. If you found out you were half-demon and damned to hell no matter what you did, what would you do? Raven Ashlynn, keeps doing what she thinks is right. Unable to return to her life as she knew it, Raven struggles to maintain her mundane routine. But her trips to the comic shop and coffee house may come to an end. A new nightclub, run by a Warlock with seemingly questionable intentions, has opened its doors. Things keep getting worse through the Halloween season. The Afflicted are hunting humans on the streets of Kankakee, and an enemy arrives by a late-night train. But it’s the arrival of a mysterious invitation, that may cause the most trouble. The Afflicted is the second volume out of six in the Nephilim series by Mandy Madrox. Some of the events in this fantasy novel take place in Kankakee, Illinois.