By Morgan Rhodes
“A modern-day Outlander. . . . filled with experience and chance. . . . a breathless story that merely Morgan Rhodes might tell.”—Hypable
New York Times bestselling writer Morgan Rhodes takes readers into exhilarating new high-fantasy territory with A e-book OF SPIRITS AND THIEVES, an epic modern saga ideal for enthusiasts of Sarah J. Maas and Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander.
The lives of Toronto youth Crystal and Becca Hatcher revolve round assisting their mom out on the family's used bookstall, the Speckled Muse. it is a really uneventful after-school activity, till a package deal arrives addressed to their mom, Julia. pondering it is not anything greater than run-of-the-mill stock, Becca opens it and gets rid of the ebook within, unwittingly triggering an historical magic and intertwining their fates with the powers that stream from the mysterious leather-bound e-book. parallel worlds collide, and Becca is left in a catatonic nation after her spirit is snatched from modern day Toronto again to the traditional international of Mytica. Crys is guilt-ridden, having witnessed the full occasion, and vows to do no matter what is critical to save lots of her.
Written in alternating views that shift among modern day Toronto and the traditional kingdoms of Mytica, Rhodes supplies a wealthy and suspenseful series opener that might depart readers breathless.
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What? A wizard? ” “I don’t imagine he went to Hogwarts, no. ” “I can’t think you’re joking round approximately this. ” Farrell sighed, then sat down at the fringe of Adam’s mattress. “Look. I don’t recognize needless to say what’s fable and what’s actual, however the tale is going that the unique cofounder of the society as soon as had a dream a few god of demise. He took the dream as a prophecy and commenced removing murderers and different undesirable humans and going all vigilante justice on their asses. Then he met Markus, the exact same god he had dreamed approximately. They partnered up, began the society as a extra prepared enterprise, and recruited members—rich ones, given that they either knew that money talks by way of attempting to make a distinction on the planet. ” Adam stared at him as though he have been an entire stranger. “You’re asserting that Markus King is a god. ” “I don’t comprehend. You’ve noticeable him. You’ve visible what he can do. . . . Don’t you're thinking that it simply could be attainable? ” “I don’t comprehend what i believe instantly. How are you ok with all this, like it’s no enormous deal? You’re the only who’s consistently asking questions about every thing. Why is that this assorted? ” Farrell shifted his naked toes uncomfortably. was once he ok with it? Yeah . . . he was once. He’d made his peace with what occurred on the conferences simply because he believed in Markus’s mission—to safeguard the realm from evil. yet he’d had 3 future years to just accept it as anything correct and stable. Adam had slightly had a weekend. “You’ll get used to it,” he acknowledged. “I promise you are going to. ” “I don’t are looking to get used to seeing humans killed correct in entrance of me, irrespective of who does the killing, or why. ” Farrell attempted to stick calm, however the idea that his child brother was once having a meltdown over this stricken him deeply. this would reason critical difficulties, not just for Adam in my opinion, but additionally for the Graysons as a kinfolk. “I get that you’re feeling uneasy,” Farrell stated, forcing himself to sound calm. “I kind of felt equally after my first assembly. yet you want to listen what I’m asserting to you. Are you listening? ” Adam became his light face to Farrell. “Yes. ” “You agreed. whilst Markus gave you the alternative to stick or move, you selected to stick. you were given to the purpose of no go back, and also you went past it, child. ” weak point was once unacceptable. The vulnerable didn’t live on very long—not within the society, now not on the earth at huge. He hated that Adam’s perspective this morning had began questions coursing via his personal head, questions that had light within the time considering he’d been initiated. Who was once Markus King? Who was once he particularly? the place had he come from? and the way was once he in a position to do the issues he did? probably he’d examine the reality if Markus authorised him into his internal circle. the concept despatched a shiver of anticipation down his backbone. “Always preserve something transparent on your head, Adam. The magic that Markus can do—it’s for reliable. ” “Good magic. Public executions. Prophecies. Gods of loss of life. ” The discomfort and doubt on Adam’s face had speedily been changed through fierceness. “Do you even listen your self? Taking the legislations into your arms, even if you’re waving round a magic knife or no longer, isn’t reliable.