By David Dalglish
From USA Today bestselling writer David Dalglish
It's been 5 lengthy years because the urban realized to fear...
In e-book #2 of the Shadowdance sequence, the warfare among the thief guilds and the strong allegiance referred to as the Trifect has slowly faded. Now merely the mysterious Haern is left to salary his inner most conflict opposed to the guilds within the guise of the Watcher - a vicious killer who is familiar with no limits. but if the son of Alyssa Gemcroft, one of many 3 leaders of the Trifect, is assumed murdered, the slaughter starts off anew. Mercenaries flood the streets with one aim in brain: locate and kill the Watcher.
Peace or destruction; each warfare should have its end.
Fantasy writer David Dalglish spins a story of retribution and darkness, and an underworld attaining for final power.
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A Dance of Blades (Shadowdance, Book 2) by David Dalglish