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The Whitefire Crossing

(2011)
(The first book in the Shattered Sigil series)
A novel by

 
 
Dev is a smuggler with the perfect cover. He's in high demand as a guide for the caravans that carry legitimate goods from the city of Ninavel into the country of Alathia. The route through the Whitefire Mountains is treacherous, and Dev is one of the few climbers who knows how to cross them safely. With his skill and connections, it's easy enough to slip contraband charms from Ninavel - where any magic is fair game, no matter how dark - into Alathia, where most magic is outlawed.

But smuggling a few charms is one thing; smuggling a person through the warded Alathian border is near suicidal. Having made a promise to a dying friend, Dev is forced to take on a singularly dangerous cargo: Kiran. A young apprentice on the run from one of the most powerful mages in Ninavel, Kiran is desperate enough to pay a fortune to sneak into a country where discovery means certain execution - and he'll do whatever it takes to prevent Dev from finding out the terrible truth behind his getaway.

Yet Kiran isn't the only one harboring a deadly secret. Caught up in a web of subterfuge and dark magic, Dev and Kiran must find a way to trust each other - or face not only their own destruction, but that of the entire city of Ninavel.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A tense adventure fantasy, with magic, intrigue, and engaging characters in a desperate race to cross a deadly mountain range... an exciting original read." - Martha Wells


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Paperback Editions

July 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Whitefire Crossing: The Shattered Sigil, Book One
Author(s): Courtney Schafer
ISBN: 1-59780-283-2 / 978-1-59780-283-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Night Shade
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Audio Editions

September 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Whitefire Crossing: The Shattered Sigil, Book 1
Author(s): Courtney Schafer
Publisher: Audible Studios
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September 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Whitefire Crossing: The Shattered Sigil, Book 1
Author(s): Courtney Schafer
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Whitefire Crossing (The Shattered Sigil Book 1)
Author(s): Courtney Schafer
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Availability: Amazon CA