Expiration Date by Scott McNeight
Dean “Corduroy” Masland is an experienced MMA cage fighter. One night during a sanctioned bout, he accidentally kills his best friend, Vic Mercy, with a second-round right hook to the temple. The next morning, Cord awakens to find a prophetic tattoo—his own name and date of death—etched into the back of his neck, dated four days in the future. Soon, he encounters a seven-foot-tall demon in a blood-speckled lab coat, bent on fulfilling the prophecy. As if things could get any worse, the police begin to suspect Vic’s death wasn’t an accident and peg Cord as the prime suspect. But unless he can unravel the dark magic behind his tattoo, Cord won’t live long enough to clear his name. The countdown to his expiration date has officially begun...