By Cindy Brandner
From the darkish fairy story forests of Russia... To the steamy intrigues of a Hong Kong opium den... From ancestral secrets and techniques lengthy hidden in a Paris mansion... To the rolling, bloody hills of eire throughout the Troubles... Meticulously researched and brilliantly written, this, the 3rd booklet in Cindy Brandner's exceptional go out Unicorns sequence maintains the tale of Casey and Pamela Riordan, Pat Riordan and Jamie Kirkpatrick. Trapped by means of situation and the occasions of his prior within the USSR, Jamie Kirpatrick struggles to outlive in a antagonistic setting the place no longer all is because it turns out, and blood bonds are solid with enemies so as to continue to exist. In eire, Pamela and Casey Riordan try to stay a typical lifestyles amidst deceit, betrayal and an unofficial warfare that says greater than simply blood. Bequeathed a legacy by means of Jamie Kirkpatrick, they try to maintain an empire intact yet can't recognize the surprises that look forward to them. Flights of Angels isn't just ancient fiction, yet equivalent components political mystery, love tale and fairy story. Richly embroidered with lush imagery, spanning continents and enormously varied cultures, this is often an epic story of nation and the turnings of the human center.
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