Shadow's Curse (The Kyn Kronicles, Book 4) by Jami Gray
By Jami Gray
Because the chief of the Amanusa, Natasha Bertoi prospers on chaos, but if tragedy moves the Northwest Kyn, leaving our bodies and betrayal in its wake, now not even she is ready for the fallout. With Northwest homes in an uproar and the Wraiths hungry for blood, all her rigorously laid plans are positioned to the try out as she wards off the grasping clutches of the ruling Kyn Council. Her plans and pawns are relocating alongside well, till he joins the game.
Whispers of treachery draw Darius Abazi to the Northwest looking for justice honed with vengeance. After years of shielding the Council and its secrets and techniques he harbors no illusions on how lies might be twisted into fact. As dying stalks the Northwest Kyn, he faces off with the attractive, yet manipulative Natasha to discover the mastermind in the back of it all.
A risky appeal lures the 2 predators right into a lethal online game, the place one unsuitable circulation may break all that Natasha holds pricey.
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Nat pwes (various through the year) At gatherings such as the Brother Lords Festival in Taungbyon, music, dance, inebriation, and gambling are part of the day’s events as the 37 nat spirits are invoked, worshipped, and petitioned (see pp136–7). Taunggyi Balloon Festival (November) Balloons of all shapes and sizes are exhibited and flown during the day, while ear-splitting explosions rent the night sky over Taunggyi when elaborately decorated giant paper balloons packed with fireworks are let loose over the heads of cheering crowds (see p172).
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