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Wrapt in Crystal - Sharon Shinn
Wrapt in Crystal
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the breathtaking conclusion of her Samaria Trilogy in The Alleluia Files, Sharon Shinn, winner of the William C. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, delivers a compelling new novel that is at once a murder mystery, a reflection on religion, and a bittersweet romance. When a... show more
the breathtaking conclusion of her Samaria Trilogy in The Alleluia Files, Sharon Shinn, winner of the William C. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, delivers a compelling new novel that is at once a murder mystery, a reflection on religion, and a bittersweet romance. When a serial killer begins stalking the priestesses of a planet's two religions, Interfed Agent Cowen Drake must immerse himself in an unfamiliar world of stark spirituality to catch the killer. A world that will trap him between opulence and sacrifice, duty and desire, and between two extraordinary women-one who could become the killer's ultimate victim... The award-winning author of the Samaria Trilogy draws readers into a world of barren beauty and mystery, where religion lures an elusive killer... "Shinn can make you see angels." -New York Review of Science Fiction "The most promising and original writer of fantasy to come along since Robin McKinley." -Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn "The spellbinding Ms. Shinn writes with elegant imagination and steely grace." -Romantic Times
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441007141 (0441007147)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Olga Godim
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4.0 About love and faith
This is one of Shinn’s earlier novels. I thought I read everything by her – she is one of my favorite writers – but to my surprise, I remembered neither the plot nor the characters of this book. Maybe I did read it, when it first came out in 1999, but I don’t recall it, so this was a fresh and encha...
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