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A Dance of Cloaks

(The first book in the Shadowdance series)
A novel by

Fantasy author David Dalglish spins a tale of retribution and darkness, and an underworld reaching for ultimate power...

Thren Felhorn is the greatest assassin of his time. Marshalling the thieves' guilds under his control, he declares war against the Trifect, an allegiance of wealthy and powerful nobles. Aaron Felhorn has been groomed since birth to be Thren's heir. Sent to kill the daughter of a priest, Aaron instead risks his own life to protect her from the wrath of his guild. In doing so, he glimpses a world beyond poison, daggers, and the iron control of his father.Guilds twist and turn, trading allegiances for survival. The Trifect weakens, its reputation broken, its money dwindling. The players take sides as the war nears its end, and Thren puts in motion a plan to execute hundreds. Only Aaron can stop the massacre and protect those he loves...

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Fast, furious, and fabulous." - Michael J Sullivan

"Dalglish concocts a heady cocktail of energy, breakneck pace, and excitement that a reader could get drunk on." - Sam Sykes

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