The Tiger and the Wolf by Adrian Tchaikovsky
(Echoes of the Fall)

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In the bleak northern crown of the world, war is coming. Maniye's father is the Wolf clan's chieftain, but she's an outcast. Her mother was queen of the Tiger and these tribes have been enemies for generations. Maniye also hides a deadly secret. All can shift into their clan's animal form, but Maniye can take on tiger and wolf shapes. She refuses to disown half her soul, so escapes, rescuing a prisoner of the Wolf clan in the process. The killer Broken Axe is set on their trail, to drag them back for retribution. Maniye's father plots to rule the north, and controlling his daughter is crucial to his schemes. However, other tribes also prepare for strife. Strangers from the far south appear too, seeking allies in their own conflict. It's a season for omens as priests foresee danger, and a darkness falling across the land. Some say a great war is coming, overshadowing even Wolf ambitions. A time of testing and broken laws is near, but what spark will set the world ablaze?

 

About Adrian Tchaikovsky

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Adrian Tchaikovsky is the author of the Shadows of the Apt series, which includes Empire in Black and Gold, Dragonfly Falling, Blood of the Mantis, and other titles.
 
Published February 11, 2016 by Pan. 603 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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She has always known her father and wolf chieftain killed her mother as soon as Maniye was born but she has only just discovered his purpose for Maniye's life.

Jul 30 2016 | Read Full Review of The Tiger and the Wolf (Echoe...

Fantasy Literature

Because of her dual heritage, unlike most, Maniye can shapeshift or “Step” into the shape of either a Wolf or a Tiger, though only the Wolf priest in her tribe is aware of her secret.

Feb 21 2017 | Read Full Review of The Tiger and the Wolf (Echoe...
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