Mass Market Paperback
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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780425256558
  • 320 Pages
  • Ace
  • Adult


The Deacons of the Order are all that stand between the wicked spirits of the Otherside and the innocent citizens of the Empire. They are sworn to protect humanity, even when they cannot protect themselves…

After the Razing of the Order, Sorcha Faris, one of the most powerful Deacons, is struggling to regain control of the runes she once wielded. The Deacons are needed more desperately than ever. The barrier between the world of the living and the world of the dead is weakening, and the Emperor has abandoned his throne, seeking to destroy those he feels have betrayed him.

Though she is haunted by the terrible truth of her past, Sorcha must lead the charge against the gathering hordes of geists seeking to cross into the Empire. But to do so, she will need to manipulate powers beyond her understanding—powers that may prove to be her undoing…


Praise for the Book of the Order Novels

“[A] richly detailed world and wonderfully realized characters.”—Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author of Wild Invitation

“Absolutely not to be missed.”—Barb Hendee, national bestselling coauthor of Between Their Worlds

“A fantastic fantasy.”—Genre Go Round Reviews

“[A] unique, character-driven fantasy that delivers on all levels.”—Smexy Books



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