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....
Publish date: June 28th 2011
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
Series: Book of the Order (#2)
I'm bummed that these books have just not worked for me.
Argh! An ending with a million evil loose ends! Where is book 3!?
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.
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...
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