Enter a bold new series, the Light Blade, where a longstanding war between the demon and human realms rages. Promising new talent Griffin’s characters face danger and hidden secrets that threaten to change the world as they know it. A terrific debut!
Annika is a Na’Chi, the half-breed daughter of the Na’Reish demon leader. Born as an act of vengeance and retribution, Annika longs for a less tormented life, one where she doesn’t have to hide her healing gift. Then Annika learns that a human Light Blade warrior has been captured. Knowing this may be her best chance to escape, Annika strikes a bargain with the captive warrior: She will free him if he takes her with him back to the human territory. Kalan, a Light Blade warrior, doesn’t trust Annika, but has little to lose by accepting her offer. Their daring escape and perilous journey will have unexpected consequences for them all. (BERKLEY SENSATION, 336 pp., $15.00)