Synopses & Reviews
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson series and the Alpha and Omega novels...
Slave. Swordwielder. Spy. Some girls have all the luck...
When Rialla was young, slave traders from Darran amburshed her clan, killing all the men and enslaving the women and children. For years, Rialla lived in bondage, until she escaped and fled to the mercenary nation of Sianim.
Now she can strike back at her former masters. A lord in Darran seeks to outlaw slavery--but there are plots to kill him before he can. Rialla is chosen by the Spymaster of Sianim to prevent the murder--and is plunged into a world of deadly magic...
"Plenty of action."--Locus
A former slave girl gambles with her freedom to return to the land of her bondage--a world of deadly magic and deception. Reissue.
A new look for a New York Times bestselling author.
Patricia Briggs' "unique" (Kliatt) novel of a slave, swordwielder, and spy gets a second life with an exciting new package to attract the fans that made her Mercy Thompson novels bestsellers.
About the Author
Patricia Briggs is the author of the Mercy Thompson series (Shifting Shadows, Night Broken, Frost Burned) and the Alpha and Omega novels (Fair Game, Dead Heat), among other novels.