Mass Market Paperback
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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9781937007751
  • 320 Pages
  • Ace
  • Adult


In the Empire of Arkaym, the Order of Deacons protects and shelters the citizens from the attacks of the unliving. All are sworn to fight the evil forces of the geists—and to keep the world safe from the power of the Otherside…

Although she is one of the most powerful Deacons in the Order, Sorcha Faris is still unable to move or speak after her last battle. Even her partner, Merrick Chambers, cannot reach her through their shared Bond. Yet there are those who still fear Sorcha and the mystery of her hidden past.

Meanwhile, Merrick has been asked to investigate a new member of the Emperor’s Court. But when Sorcha is abducted by men seeking Raed Rossin, the shapeshifting rival to the throne, Merrick must choose where his loyalties lie.


Praise for the Book of the Order novels

“One of the most vividly original books I’ve read this year.” —Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author

“Absorbing adventure that revels in both the creepy and the courageous.” —Gail Carriger, New York Times bestselling author

“Absolutely not to be missed.” —Barb Hendee, coauthor of the Noble Dead saga


A Book of the Order
Philippa Ballantine
Philippa Ballantine
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