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Playing to the Gods

(The fifth book in the Glass Thorns series)
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In this fifth book final volume of the acclaimed series Glass Thorns, Melanie Rawn has created a superb high fantasy series that blends the worlds of magic, theater, art, and politics.

The boys are at the top of their theatrical game. Their only real competition for the hearts and gold of the public are the Shadowshapers. Nevertheless, the past years of financial struggle, since their manager proved to have been embezzling, have taken a toll on the group's creativity.

A shocking event brings all that to an end and brings Touchstone back together to create a play that will rattle the ceilings and shatter all the glass in palaces and theaters alike. An ancient conflict will come to a violent conclusion on stage, and all the gods will be watching.

The Glass Thorns Series
#1 Touchstone
#2 Elsewhens
#3 Thornlost
#4 Window Wall
#5 Playing to the Gods

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Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A masterful blend of plot, characters and setting makes reading seem effortless in this tale of four young men devoted to the magical theater of their world. Rawn's skill as a writer brings you right onto the stage with them." - Kate Elliott

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Used availability for Melanie Rawn's Playing to the Gods

Hardback Editions

August 2017 : USA Hardback

Title: Playing to the Gods (Glass Thorns)
Author(s): Melanie Rawn
ISBN: 0-7653-7736-5 / 978-0-7653-7736-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Playing to the Gods (Glass Thorns Book 5)
Author(s): Melanie Rawn
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA