A Circle of Ashes (Balefire, Book 2) by Cate Tiernan

By Cate Tiernan

After seventeen-year-old Thais Allard loses her widowed father in a sad vehicle coincidence, she is compelled to depart the single domestic she's ever recognized to reside with a complete stranger in New Orleans. New Orleans greets Thais with many secrets and techniques and mysteries, yet none as unimaginable because the second she comes nose to nose with the impossible— the same dual, Clio.Thais quickly learns that she and the dual she by no means knew come from a kin of witches, that she possesses wonderful powers, and that she, besides Clio, has a key function in Balefire, the coven she used to be born into. Fiery Clio is below delighted to need to percentage the highlight, however the twins needs to learn how to mix their powers that allows you to whole a ceremony that would remodel their lives and the coven eternally.

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