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Spectyr - Philippa Ballantine
Spectyr
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Though one of the most powerful Deacons, Sorcha Faris has a tarnished reputation to overcome. She and her partner, Deacon Merrick Chambers, find themselves chasing down rumors of geists, but long for a return to real action. So they jump at the chance to escort a delegation sent to negotiate the... show more
Though one of the most powerful Deacons, Sorcha Faris has a tarnished reputation to overcome. She and her partner, Deacon Merrick Chambers, find themselves chasing down rumors of geists, but long for a return to real action. So they jump at the chance to escort a delegation sent to negotiate the terms of the Emperor's engagement. Their destination: the exotic city of Orinthal.But a string of murders has Orinthal on edge, and Sorcha and Merrick are asked to investigate. Meanwhile the Emperor's sister has unwittingly released a cruel and vengeful goddess, one who it bent on destroying her enemies, including the geistlord who resides inside the shapeshifting rival to the throne--Sorcha's lover....
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441020515 (0441020518)
ASIN: 441020518
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
Series: Book of the Order (#2)
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Ageless Pages Reviews
Ageless Pages Reviews rated it
2.0 Spectyr (Book of the Order Series #2)
I'm bummed that these books have just not worked for me.
Library Liz·ard
Library Liz·ard rated it
4.0 Spectyr (Book of the Order Series #2)
Argh! An ending with a million evil loose ends! Where is book 3!?
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it
I enjoyed this book.We get to learn more about Merrick's past, which was interesting.It was also fun to see Merrick and Sorcha's relationship grow as Merrick becomes more confident.Lots of interesting stuff going on with religion and politics.
Wild Symphonic
Wild Symphonic rated it
REALLY fun book. The plot wasn't as tight as the first, and a few of the more interesting fringe characters seemed to fall by the wayside a little bit in this one. It also suffered from having just one too many villains whose motivations weren't given enough attention. However, the characters did co...
myworldinwordsandpages
myworldinwordsandpages rated it
5.0
Zofiya, the Grand Duchess and sister to Emperor of Delmaire, has a strong belief in a goddess and a religion of almost 1000 years in a world where most have lost their faith with the coming of geists. She believes her goddess, Hatipai, has guided her to find the Dark Angle who is to kill the Preten...
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