Acclaimed author Lynn Flewelling brings her beloved Nightrunners series to a closeat least for nowwith a thrilling novel of murder, mystery, and magic.
The governor of the sacred island of Korous and his mistress have been killed inside a locked and guarded room. The sole witnesses to the crimeguards who broke down the doors, hearing the screams from withinhave gone mad with terror, babbling about ghosts . . . and things worse than ghosts.
Dispatched to Korous by the queen, master spies Alec and Seregil find all the excitement and danger they could wantand more. For an ancient evil has been awakened there, a great power that will not rest until it has escaped its otherworldly prison and taken revenge on all that lives. And only those like Alecwho have died and returned to lifecan step between the worlds and confront the killer . . . even if it means a second and all too permanent death.
Praise for Lynn Flewelling's Casket of Souls
"Full of intrigue and plots upon plots."RT Book Reviews