By Sylvia Nobel
Deadly Sanctuary is the 1st identify in Sylvia Nobel's well known secret sequence, that includes lively, flame-haired reporter Kendall O'Dell. The author's trademark type is to supply intriguing, well-written, edge-of-your-seat, adventures with "knock your socks off" shock endings. Her really apt use of language and absence of photograph intercourse and violence make her novels compatible from youth to seniors.
Author Biography: Sylvia Nobel is the award-winning writer of the Kendall O'Dell secret sequence and romance novels, prepared in Arizona. She is an complete public speaker and a member of poser Writers of the United States. She lives in Phoenix, AZ together with her husband and 7 cats.
Nobel's whodunit is within the vein of Agatha Christie or Jessica Fletcher of 'Murder She Wrote' status. I received hooked... that's what a very good secret will be. --Sonoran information
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Grace winced. Like Beltan, Vani loved Travis—although for different reasons. For the knight, it was a matter of his heart. For Vani, it was a matter of fate. And they had both lost him. A weight pressed down on Grace. She turned away. ” They were silent for a time. “The Mournish will be leaving Tarras soon,” Vani said at last. ” Grace turned back, startled. ” Vani smiled, but it was a bitter expression. “I would think my fate lies with you and your companions. ” Whatever the tension between the T’gol and Beltan, Vani was her friend.
That was very diplomatic of you, Your Majesty,” Beltan whispered with a grin as they left the palace. These words took Grace by surprise. On retrospect, she had to admit it was a good solution. Maybe she was better at this whole royalty thing than she gave herself credit for. Maybe it was in her blood. Sometimes, long before the others awoke, Grace would slip from her bed, part the gauzy curtains that were the only barrier between her and the last breath of night, and step onto a balcony outside the room.
The bright, baleful form of the wraithling. And the figure emblazoned on the tapestry in the forbidden upstairs room: ancient, primal, its one staring eye filled with desire and hate. It was Mohg, Lord of Nightfall. The Old God who feared the coming of men and tried to claim Eldh for his own, only to be banished from the world by the alliance of the Old and New Gods—an alliance that could never happen again, for the Old Gods had since faded into the Twilight Realm. Somehow Mohg had found his way to Earth; his likeness in the Beckett-Strange Home for Children had proved that.