Spectyr

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Penguin, Jun 28, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
6 Reviews
Though one of the most powerful Deacons, Sorcha Faris has a tarnished reputation to overcome, which is why she jumps at the chance to investigate a string of murders in the exotic city of Orithal. But it is there that her lover, the shapeshifting rival to the throne, is targeted by a cruel and vengeful goddess, unwittingly unleashed by the Emperor's sister.
  

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Review: Spectyr (Book of the Order #2)

User Review  - Keith Hughes - Goodreads

This was an exciting book set in a rich vibrant world. While I'd like to smack Pip for a cliffhanger at the end I enjoyed it thoroughly and am looking forward to the next installment. Read full review

Review: Spectyr (Book of the Order #2)

User Review  - Goodreads

This was an exciting book set in a rich vibrant world. While I'd like to smack Pip for a cliffhanger at the end I enjoyed it thoroughly and am looking forward to the next installment. Read full review

Contents

ONE A Thing of Beauty
THREE The Bonds of Duty
FIVE Prayers Answered
SEVEN Fallen Dreams
TEN Within a Welcome Embrace
ELEVEN Buried in Roses
THIRTEEN Returning Home
FIFTEEN Lost Loves
NINETEEN Looking Deep
TWENTYONE Interview in a Library
TWENTYTHREE Freedom and Fight
TWENTYFIVE The Eye and the Fist
TWENTYSEVEN A Sons Love
TWENTYEIGHT Despair and Delight
THIRTY Birthing Sorrow
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SEVENTEEN Out of Time

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About the author (2011)

Philippa Ballantine, born in Wellington, New Zealand, has always had her head in a book. At the age of thirteen she began writing fantasy stories for herself. Philippa earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Political Science and then a Bachelor of Applied Science in Library and Information Science. Her first professional sale was in 1997, and since then she has gone on to produce mostly novel length fiction. In 2006 she became New Zealand's first podcast novelist, and she has voiced and produced Weaver's Web, Chasing the Bard, Weather Child and Digital Magic as podiobooks. Her podcasts have been short listed for the Parsec Awards, and won a Sir Julius Vogel award. When not writing or podcasting, Philippa loves reading, gardening, and traveling. She still lives in Wellington.

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