Shadow in the Empire of Light (Paperback)
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Paperback 339 Pages / Published: 21/01/2021
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Magic. Murder. Mayhem. But keep it in the family.

Shine's life is usually dull: an orphan without magic in a family of powerful mages, she's left to run the family estate with only an eccentric aunt and telepathic cat for company.

But when the family descend on the house for the annual Fertility Festival, Shine is plunged into dark intrigue; stolen letters, a fugitive spy, and family drama mix with murder, sex and secrets, and Shine is forced to decide both her loyalties and future...

Publisher: Rebellion
ISBN: 9781781088340
Number of pages: 339
Weight: 252 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Routley's whimsical tone lends a dark comic quality to this intricate fantasy, and the outlandish characters and captivating worldbuilding." -- Publishers Weekly * Publishers Weekly *
"Utterly delightful! ...Shine is resourceful, witty, and competent-the perfect heroine for a madcap escapade of family drama." - Corry L. Lee
"Shadow in the Empire of Light is part witty romp, part gritty drama, and an entirely gripping read." -- Glenda Larke
"Tremendous fun. Shine is a wonderful creation and Routley gives her a terrific voice. A welcome new addition to the world of contemporary comic fantasy." -- J.S. Barnes
"Jane Routley's books have won Aurealis awards and the writing style in her latest deserves another." -- Aurealis on Shadow in the Empire of Light * Aurealis *

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THERESA DERWIN

“Regencypunk, Magic and Empire”

Shadow in the Empire of Light
Author: Jane Routley
Publisher: Rebellion Publishing Solaris
Page count: 350pp
Release date: 21 Jan. 2021


Shine, a 23 year old female, is likely to remain on the farm of... More

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“Interesting but Weird”

This is a weird book. An interesting read but weird.

Shine is a member of the Imperial family but as she hasn’t no magical powers, she’s a mundane and is treated as a second class citizen by her family who all... More

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“Fantasy”

This is a lovely fantasy read. Bright
, Shadow. You want mages and ghost this is the book for you. It does start off quite slowly until you get into the story. I would recommend this book for young adult fantasy readers. More

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