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Game of Shadows

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A young man plagued by the ability to see ghosts races to save the mythological land of Tara from a terrible fate in Erika Lewis's stunning debut, Game of Shadows.

Thousands of years ago in Ireland, an ancient race fought a world-changing battle - and lost. Their land overrun, the Celtic gods and goddesses fled, while the mythical races and magical druids sailed to an uncharted continent, cloaked so mankind could never find it. This new homeland was named Tara.

In modern day Los Angeles, Ethan Makkai struggles with an overprotective mother who never lets him out of her sight, and a terrifying secret: he can see ghosts. Desperate for a taste of freedom, he leaves his apartment by himself for the first time - only to find his life changed forever. After being attacked by dive-bombing birds, he races home to find the place trashed and his mother gone.

With the help of a captain from Tara who has been secretly watching the Makkais for a long time, Ethan sets out to save his mother; a journey that leads him to the hidden lands, and straight into the arms of a vicious sorcerer who will stop at nothing until he controls Tara.With new-found allies including Christian, the cousin he never knew he had, and Lily, the sword-slinging healer who'd rather fight than mend bones, Ethan travels an arduous road - dodging imprisonment, battling beasts he thought only existed in nightmares, and accepting help from the beings he's always sought to avoid: ghosts. This L.A. teen must garner strength from his gift and embrace his destiny if he's going to save his mother, the fearless girl he's fallen for, and all the people of Tara.

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Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"We were hooked. This is an adventure story for the ages." - John Barrowman

"Riveting from the start." - Steven Gould

"A fantastical journey that I didn't want to end!" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"It is impossible to put this riveting page-turner down." - Stan Lee

"One of those thrilling tales you can't put down . . . the perfect blend of imaginative world-building and nonstop action wrapped up in a compelling mystery." - D J MacHale

"This book's got heart . . . a wonderful adventure." - R A Salvatore

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Used availability for Erika Lewis's Game of Shadows

Hardback Editions

February 2017 : USA Hardback

Title: Game of Shadows: A Novel
Author(s): Erika Lewis
ISBN: 0-7653-8138-9 / 978-0-7653-8138-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Paperback Editions

January 2018 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Game of Shadows: A Novel
Author(s): Erika Lewis
ISBN: 0-7653-8139-7 / 978-0-7653-8139-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Game of Shadows: A Novel
Author(s): Erika Lewis
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA