A Betrayal in Winter (Long Price Quartet, Book 2) by Daniel Abraham

By Daniel Abraham

Daniel Abraham thrilled fable readers together with his superb, unique, and fascinating first novel, A Shadow in summer time. Now he has produced an excellent extra strong sequel, a tragedy as darkly own and violent as Shakespeare's Macbeth.

As a boy, Otah Machi used to be exiled from his kinfolk, Machi's ruling condominium. a long time later, he has witnessed and been a part of world-changing occasions. but he hasn't ever back to Machi. Now his father--the Khai, or ruler, of Machi--is loss of life and his eldest brother Biitrah has been assassinated, Otah realizes that he needs to go back to Machi, for purposes no longer even he understands.

Tradition dictates that the sons of a death Khai fall upon one another till just one continues to be to be successful his father. yet whatever even worse is happening in Machi. The Galts, an expansive empire, has allied with anyone in Machi to carry down the ruling apartment. Otah is accused, the long-missing brother with an all-too-obvious intent for murder.

With the subtlety and beautiful storytelling ability of his first novel, Abraham has created a masterful drama full of a different magic, a suspenseful mystery of sexual betrayal, and Machiavellian politics.

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