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As the last Healer in the Fifteen Realms, Avry of Kazan is in a unique position: in the minds of friends and foes alike, she no longer exists. Despite her need to prevent the megalomaniacal King Tohon from winning control of the Realms, Avry is also determined to find her sister and repair their estrangement. And she must do it alone, as Kerrick, her partner and sole confidant, returns to Alga to summon his country into battle.
Though she should be in hiding, Avry will do whatever she can to support Tohon's opponents. That includes infiltrating a holy army, evading magic sniffers, teaching forest skills to soldiers, and figuring out how to stop Tohon's most horrible creations yet: an army of the walking dead - human and animal alike and nearly impossible to defeat.
War is coming and Avry is alone. Unless she figures out how to do the impossible…again.
©2012 Maria V. Snyder (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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By KK on 02-11-13

Can't Wait for the Next One!

Another solid book in a very entertaining series. This book picked up right where the last book left off and just like the first, I found it hard to put it down. Avry had a few dumb moments in this book that made her character a little uneven. She would seem so strong and capable and smart in some ways and then incredibly naive and slow to pick up on clues that seemed super obvious. But overall, it was a good book. And I'm looking forward to reading the third book when it comes out. Sucks to have to wait until the Fall!!!

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By salt on 12-25-16

a struggle

I struggle to finish it . I kept starting this book over and over time and time again . At some point I just let it go I figured maybe it will become more interesting. The first novel and this series was ok . I found this less than okay . The narrator did not have enough def between characters struggle to finish it

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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