By Morgan Rhodes
“A modern-day Outlander. . . . filled with event and probability. . . . a breathless story that simply Morgan Rhodes may 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 lovers of Sarah J. Maas and Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander.
The lives of Toronto kids Crystal and Becca Hatcher revolve round aiding their mom out on the family's used book place, the Speckled Muse. it is a particularly uneventful after-school task, until eventually a package deal arrives addressed to their mom, Julia. pondering it truly is not anything greater than run-of-the-mill stock, Becca opens it and gets rid of the ebook inside of, unwittingly triggering an old magic and intertwining their fates with the powers that move from the mysterious leather-bound booklet. parallel worlds collide, and Becca is left in a catatonic kingdom after her spirit is snatched from modern day Toronto again to the traditional international of Mytica. Crys is guilt-ridden, having witnessed the whole 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 offers a wealthy and suspenseful series opener that may go away readers breathless.
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A grin curled up the part of his mouth. “Nope. No challenge in any respect. ” “Good. ” He’d accredited the society executions as an important evil, yet he’d by no means earlier than been enthusiastic about the sight of dying. to carry one other person’s existence in one’s arms, to manage his fate . . . now that was once final energy. Farrell craved extra. “Saving the world,” he stated, discovering that his brain was once every piece as transparent as his sense of right and wrong. “One day at a time. ” bankruptcy 18 MADDOX They walked northeast from the goddess’s palace for hours till they reached a thick woodland. Their direction in the course of the woodland narrowed, and the cover of leaves and branches turned as thick above their heads because it have been in Valoria’s throne room. The air smelled clean the following, scented by means of evergreens and flowering timber. As they silently walked, targeting their footsteps, the woodland got here alive with the songs of birds and the excitement of bugs. “I’ll admit it,” Becca acknowledged. “It’s appealing the following. ” “It definitely can be,” Maddox answered. “Do you have got seasons the following? ” she requested. “At domestic, we simply acquired via wintry weather. It used to be an additional chilly one with a whole lot snow. ” “I’ve heard of kingdoms that have altering climates. Mytica isn’t like that. this can be the way it is forever. now we have rain and thunderstorms, after all, and it might get cooler at evening. yet it’s consistently hot in the course of the day. ” He gazed round on the bushes. “I can’t think this state lined in snow and ice. ” “Lucky you,” she mused. “I don’t understand. i feel it might be great to event anything various. So might be you’re the fortunate one. ” “Maybe,” she allowed. “We’re going to prevent for a relaxation here,” Barnabas introduced because the woodland thinned out to bare the sting of a small lake approximately fifty paces away, its floor like glass reflecting the blue sky. He positioned his guns down at the grassy floor. “Our vacation spot continues to be a day’s trip from the following, so I do are looking to retain going whereas there’s nonetheless gentle. We’ll cease back at nightfall and make camp. ” Becca nonetheless regarded clean and beautiful regardless of having saved velocity with all of them day. probably as a spirit she didn’t adventure fatigue like Maddox did. He knew he needs to be a sight—a sweaty, disgusting mess. Barnabas started to eliminate his filthy trousers. “Um, why is he taking his outfits off? ” Becca requested. “Barnabas, what are you doing? ” Maddox requested because the man’s pants hit the floor. Becca became her again to the scene, her expression turning squeamish. Barnabas glanced at Maddox. “I’m going to take a bathtub. the 1st one I’ve had in, good, by means of the odor of me, some distance too lengthy. ” Off got here the blouse. “A bath,” Maddox repeated. “Yes. a protracted one. ” He nodded. “And I’ll wash my outfits as most sensible i will, too. I recommend you do an analogous. a number of days within the dungeon doesn’t do someone any solid. ” with no one other be aware, he wadded up his garments right into a ball and walked towards the lake, thoroughly nude. “Be cautious of lake monsters! ” Maddox referred to as after him. Barnabas spoke back with amusing. Becca cringed. “There are lake monsters? ” He questioned if there have been lake monsters in her global. He shot her a smile.