by Marie Brennan
$2.99 (Novella) ISBN 978-1-61138-867-1
Once she had nothing: no name, no memory, no purpose beyond the one her master bound her to fulfill. Now the wandering archon known as Ree must walk an unseen path — one that will lead her toward the untold story of her origins. But the road to the truth is paved with blood . . .
Originally published by Tor.com (2017)
Brennan’s talents with prose and characterisation turn Lightning in the Blood from an entertaining adventure into something more than the sum of its parts. —Liz Bourke, Tor.com
Bringing Brennan’s powers of worldbuilding, character development, and interest in myth, legend and story to the table, the Varekai novellas are an excellent read, and a great way to introduce yourself to Brennan’s fictional work. —Paul Weimer, Skiffy and Fanty