By David Dalglish
From USA Today bestselling writer David Dalglish
The Underworld principles town of Veldaren. Thieves, smugglers, assassins... they worry just one guy.
In booklet number one of the Shadowdance sequence, Thren Felhorn is the best murderer of his time. all of the thieves' guilds of the town are below his unflinching keep an eye on. If he has his approach, demise will quickly spill out from the shadows and into the streets.
Aaron is Thren's son, expert to be inheritor to his father's legal empire. He's chilly, ruthless - every little thing an murderer may be. but if Aaron dangers his lifestyles to guard a priest's daughter from his personal guild, he glimpses a global past piston, daggers, and the iron rule of his father.
Assassin or protector; each selection has its consequences.
Fantasy writer David Dalglish spins a story of retribution and darkness, and an underworld achieving for final power.
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Nothing serious. ’ he grinned. In the meantime, Krittika came running down the temple steps and asked breathlessly, ‘My lady. ’ ‘Yes I am,’ she answered. ’ Krittika turned to Shiva and said, ‘Thank you very much. ’ Shiva did not seem to be listening though. He continued to stare at Krittika’s mistress as if he were possessed. Krittika struggled to conceal a smile. ’ ‘No it’s not that,’ said a smiling Shiva. ‘It’s just that in our society, women don’t fight. ’ O hell! That came out all wrong.
He followed the path that her chariot had taken as it had swerved to its left, around the fountain at the centre of the courtyard. It had then taken a sharp right turn past the shepherd standing at the entrance of the garden. Incidentally, where were this shepherd’s sheep? Shiva continued to look down the path the chariot had taken into the parking lot. Next to the chariot stood another man who had just walked into the temple complex, but had inexplicably not entered the temple itself. He turned to the shepherd and appeared to nod slightly.
And then it happened. The moment that every unrealised heart craves for. The unforgettable instant that a soul, clinging on to the purest memory of its previous life, longs for. The second, that in spite of a conspiracy of the gods, only a few lucky men experience. The moment when she enters his life. She rode in on a chariot, guiding the horses expertly into the courtyard, while a lady companion by her side held on to the railings. Although her black hair was tied in an understated bun, a few irreverent strands danced a spellbinding kathak in the wind.
A Dance of Cloaks (Shadowdance, Book 1) by David Dalglish