The Laurentine Spy
by Emily Gee
Solaris Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781844167111
Date: 05 May 2009 List Price £7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
An early copy of The Laurentine Spy - the new novel by New Zealander Emily Gee, whose debut Thief with No Shadow was very warmly received by readers and critics alike.
"The Corhonase citadel is a place of virtue and debauchery. But nothing is as it seems, whether in the ballrooms and salons of the nobles' Court or the catacombs beneath the citadel. Saliel has many secrets; her spying is one, but her most guarded mystery is her magic. She walks a narrow path between discovery as a spy and being burned as a witch. With a sadistic Spycatcher closing in, Saliel and her fellow spies are tested to the limits of their endurance—they must trust each other, or die. Magic may be their only hope of survival..."