Dust and Light

Dust and Light

A Sanctuary Novel

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451417244
  • 464  Pages
  • NAL
  • Adult

Overview

National bestselling author Carol Berg returns to the world of her award-winning Flesh and Spirit and Breath and Bone with an all-new tale of magic, mystery, and corruption….

How much must one pay for an hour of youthful folly? The Pureblood Registry accused Lucian de Remeni-Masson of “unseemly involvement with ordinaries,” which meant only that he spoke with a young woman not of his own kind, allowed her to see his face unmasked, worked a bit of magic for her….After that one mistake, Lucian’s grandsire excised half his magic and savage Harrowers massacred his family. Now the Registry has contracted his art to a common coroner. His extraordinary gift for portraiture is restricted to dead ordinaries—beggars or starvelings hauled from the streets.

But sketching the truth of dead men’s souls brings unforeseen consequences. Sensations not his own. Truths he cannot possibly know and dares not believe. The coroner calls him a cheat and says he is trying to weasel out of a humiliating contract. The Registry will call him mad—and mad sorcerers are very dangerous….

Praise

Praise for  Carol Berg

“An absolutely gorgeous writer…[who] does incredible worldbuilding.” —C. E. Murphy, author of The Walker Paper series

Praise for Flesh and Spirit and Breath and Bone

“Engrossing.” —Sharon Shinn, National Bestselling Author of Royal Airs

“Altogether superior.” —Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

“Emotionally intense.” —Publishers Weekly
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