Born of Shadows by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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BORN OF SHADOWS is highly imaginative with original characters and an abundance of suspenseful intrigue.
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In a world where the League and its assassins rule, where betrayal and treachery are everywhere . . . the only survivors are those ones who are . . .

BORN OF SHADOWS

For Caillen Dagan, a defiant soldier of fortune, survival isn't a right, it's a brutal daily battle. Moving through the Ichidaian universe like a wraith, his brushes with the law and death are legendary. But when an act of rare heroism reveals his hidden birthright, he's forced into a world much more dangerous and cold-hearted than the bloody streets where he was raised-one of obscene wealth and lethal politics.

Ferocious and determined, Desideria serves as an official bodyguard for her queen. Born of questionable genetics, she will do anything to prove herself worthy of the weapons she carries and the position she's won by combat. But when she uncovers a ruthless plot to assassinate the queen and overthrow her country's government, Desideria is caught in the crosshairs.

With assassination contracts out on both of them, Caillen and Desideria must learn to fight together or die alone. And if they fail, their governments will fall into the hands of an unimaginable evil.

 

About Sherrilyn Kenyon

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In the past two years, New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon has claimed the #1 spot twelve times, and since 2004, she has placed more than 50 novels on the New York Times list. This extraordinary bestseller continues to top every genre she writes. With more than 23 million copies of her books in print in over 30 countries, her current series include: The Dark-Hunters, The League, Lords of Avalon, BAD Agency, Chronicles of Nick and Nevermore. A preeminent voice in paranormal fiction, Kenyon helped pioneer and define the current paranormal trend that has captivated the world. She lives with her husband, three sons, a menagerie of animals and a collection of swords.
 
Published April 26, 2011 by Grand Central Publishing. 444 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure. Fiction
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Kenyon returns to her League universe with this high-flying space adventure. In a universe where assassinations run rampant, Kenyon builds a story that is wall-to-wall action, yet touched with poignancy. No matter the genre, Kenyon is an awesome read!

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CK2S Kwips and Kritiques

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on Apr 11 2011

And oh, the world building! What can I say other than Sherrilyn Kenyon crafts a vast world populated with diverse peoples and cultures and then shows us the ensuing clashes.

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CK2S Kwips and Kritiques

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Reviewed by Marilyn Rondeau on Mar 31 2011

...a lot of red herrings thrown out there to make the reader think they knew who the villains were. Kenyon kept these secrets right up to the wonderful end...

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on Apr 25 2011

BORN OF SHADOWS is highly imaginative with original characters and an abundance of suspenseful intrigue.

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Reviewed by Virginia on Aug 29 2011

...this book will keep you engrossed from the very first page.

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