Synopses & Reviews
Seven years ago Kaylin fled the crime-riddled streets of Nightshade, knowing
that something was after her. Children were being murdered — and all had the same odd markings that mysteriously appeared on her own skin.
Since then, she's learned to read, she's learned to fight and she's become one of the vaunted Hawks who patrol and police the City of Elantra. Alongside the winged Aerians and the immortal Barrani, she's made a place for herself, far from the mean streets of her birth.
But children are once again dying, and a dark and familiar pattern is emerging. Kaylin is ordered back into Nightshade with a partner she knows she can't trust, a Dragon lord for a companion and a device to contain her powers — powers that no other human has. Her task is simple — find the killer, stop the murders
and survive the attentions of those who claim to be her allies!
It's been seven years since Kaylin fled the crime-riddled streets of Nightshade, knowing that something was after her. Now Kaylin is unwittingly thrown back into her past--a past she would rather forget, full of questions, danger, and even death.
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Michelle Sagara writes as both Michelle Sagara and Michelle West; she is also published as Michelle Sagara West. She lives in Toronto with her long-suffering husband and her two children, and to her regret has no dogs.