A Glimpse of Darkness by Lara Adrian

By Lara Adrian

An unique collaboration between 5 of the genre’s brightest authors, A Glimpse of Darkness is city delusion as it’s by no means been performed before.

Munira bint Azhar, the half-human daughter of a djinn, is a talented Retriever within the urban of Port dusk. Now the robust sorcerer Temesis has given Munira a dire ultimatum: scouse borrow a paranormal lantern the sunshine of Ta’lab from the terrible undead nation lower than the town, or watch her father die at Temesis’s hand. Will she be capable of retrieve the lantern and keep her father’s existence, or will they either perish within the method?

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