Plot summary[ edit ] In the near future, a race riot results in the destruction of an area just outside Los Angeles. The city sells the construction rights to a private company, which then constructs an arcology, named Todos Santos. The higher standard of living enjoyed by Todos Santos residents causes resentment among Angelenos. The arcology dwellers have evolved a different culture, sacrificing privacy - there are cameras not routinely monitored even in the private apartments - in exchange for security.
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Here humans and elves live in uneasy peace, united only by their failure to see the dangers at their borders. Harmony has never been more important - or elusive. And can he awaken the powers his mixed blood confers? An older evil also threatens, affecting not just Lyona but all surrounding kingships.
The Verrakai family has been practicing forbidden blood magic for generations, and its scions are becoming bold. Phelan will send Dorrin, the only Verrakai he can truly trust, on this mission.
She must overcome her abhorrence of the power that is her birthright and awaken her own hidden magic. This will lead to secrets and a mystery that neither Phelan nor Dorrin could have anticipated. She has also earned degrees in history and biology, run for public office and been a columnist on her local newspaper.
She lives near Austin, Texas, with her husband and their son. Twenty-six of her books are in print, and she won the Nebula Award with her science fiction novel Speed of Dark also shortlisted for the Clarke Award , and was a finalist for the Hugo in
Oath of Fealty
Again with half star wish. Oh well. But it is an excellent read. The book is billed as being in the Paksenarrion universe, and it is.