Vengeance (Tainted Realm #1)

Author(s): Ian Irvine


In Cython's underground slave camps, only the timid and obedient survive but Tali is neither of these. In Cython, having magic means the death penalty, and Tali's gift is swelling out of her control. Though no slave has ever escaped, Tali must, for she has sworn to bring her mother's killers to justice. She meets Rix, a nobleman, and together they flee through a land at war, pursued by enemies and allies alike. Before they can solve the crime, and save the realm, they must learn to trust each other. Rix's subconscious is scarred by a sickening secret that he comes to realise links him to the killing. Tali is hunted by a faceless enemy that can only be beaten by magic. The one person who can teach her how to use her unique and unruly magic is the killer himself. As she unravels the conspiracy behind her mother's murder, Tali's quest for justice turns to a lust for vengeance. Yet how can she avenge herself on a killer who died two thousand years ago?


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Irvine is super active on Facebook so we will coordinate a competition or giveaway with him direct to his followers. We will be promoting on the Orbit e-newsletter too. Additionally, all the SFF blogs and ezines will get this so keep an eye out for their reviews. Blogs, radio and TV book shows, and we will look to extract in newspapers. 'For sheer excitement, there's just no-one else lik

Ian Irvine is a marine scientist and fantasy writer who has written twenty-six novels to date. His three fantasy series, The View from the Mirror, The Well of Echoes and Song of the Tears, are bestsellers in ANZ and are published in many other countries and languages. He has also written eleven novels for children in the Runcible Jones, Sorcerer s Tower and Grim and Grimmer series. Ian can be contacted at; His site is Previous Books: The Destiny of the Dead, The Curse on the Chosen, The Fate of the Fallen, Chimaera, Alchymist, Tetrarch

General Fields

  • : 9780733624278
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : July 2010
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ian Irvine
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 512