Thief's Covenant

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Prometheus Books, Publishers, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 273 pages
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Once she was Adrienne Satti. An orphan of Davillon, she had somehow escaped destitution and climbed to the ranks of the city's aristocracy in a rags-to-riches story straight from an ancient fairy tale. Until one horrid night, when a conspiracy of forces-human and other-stole it all away in a flurry of blood and murder. Today she is Widdershins, a thief making her way through Davillon's underbelly with a sharp blade, a sharper wit, and the mystical aid of Olgun, a foreign god with no other worshippers but Widdershins herself. It's not a great life, certainly nothing compared to the one she once had, but it's hers. But now, in the midst of Davillon's political turmoil, an array of hands are once again rising up against her, prepared to tear down all that she's built. The City Guard wants her in prison. Members of her own Guild want her dead. And something horrid, something dark, something ancient is reaching out for her, a past that refuses to let her go. Widdershins and Olgun are going to find answers, and justice, for what happened to her-but only if those who almost destroyed her in those years gone by don't finish the job first.

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It hurts but that's what good writing does. - Goodreads
The plot was convoluted, but ultimately made sense. - Goodreads
The fight scenes were so great. - Goodreads
I love fight scenes that don't rush by too fast. - Goodreads
The author has a university degree in creative writing. - Goodreads
PS Thank you, Jason Chan, for the cover art. - Goodreads

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User Review  - les121 - LibraryThing

Thief’s Covenant is an extremely fun ride. Marmell knows exactly how to set the scene with wonderfully vivid descriptions. There’s a number of very gory, creepy parts, and lots of characters die ... Read full review

Review: Thief's Covenant (Widdershins Adventures #1)

User Review  - Emily Duncan - Goodreads

I started this right on the heels of reading Falling Kingdoms so, needless to say, tentatively. Thankfully, my fears at this being another YA High Fantasy with stilted dialogue and uncomfortable ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

The author of The Goblin Corps and the Widdershins Adventures series, Ari Marmell has also worked as an author of role-playing- game materials for games such as Dungeons & Dragons and the World of Darkness line. Born in New York, Ari lives in Texas with his wife, George; two cats; and a variety of neuroses. Visit him online at http: // and on Twitter @mouseferatu. Visit his Widdershins page at www.facebook/Madeleine.Valois.

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