Heart Of The Mirage: Book One of The Mirage Makers - Mirage Makers (Paperback)Glenda Larke (author)
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Stolen from her people as a child and raised as a citizen of the Tyranian Empire, Ligea Gayed is the obvious choice to despatch to her homeland, occupied Kardiastan, with orders to root out a rebel conspiracy.
At first, she devotes herself to her new assignment with zeal. Adopted daughter of the Empire's greatest general, and possessing a fearsome reputation within the ruthless Imperial spy network known as the Brotherhood, Ligea views herself as a loyal servant of Tyrans. But blood will out, and with each day she spends among her parents' people, her disciplined self-image crumbles a little.
And there are secrets in Kardiastan, secrets that will inevitably force Ligea to choose between her upbringing and her birthright. Secrets that will shape the destiny of two nations. . .
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 197 x 127 x 31 mm
Those looking for a 'sense-of-wonder * fix need look no further.' STARBURST *
This skilfully written work may be fantasy, but the issues at its heart - political expediency, cultural imperialism and intolerance - are shamefully real. . . Bring on part two.' The Adelaide Advertiser * '[writing] so vivid and solid that at times it leaves me breathless or just plain green with envy. . . Ligea is fearless, bloodthirsty, vicious, sexy and determined. . . This character's conflict and transformation was entirely convincing and satisfying t *
Specusphere * 'Glenda Larke...has again managed to add a thoughtful twist to the fantasy genre. Larke provided a refreshing approach in her previous Isles of Glory trilogy, and her new release, Heart of the Mirage continues to engage. . . Larke presents an examination of *
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