Suspicion and fear grip the city of Rivern as an epidemic of mysterious deaths claim victims in their sleep.
Heath, a fallen priest turned professional assassin, is tasked with discovering the cause.
Along with his companion, an intelligent sword, he must investigate layers of conspiracy to discover the culprit. MORE >
A mysterious harbinger of whispers of dire prophecyA deposed tyrant and her daughter seek refuge behind the walls of the great housesAn alcoholic wizard fallen on hard times stumbles upon a powerful magical secret that could alter the course of the worldMurder, magic and politics create a menacing tangle that three unlikely heroes must resolve before Rivern is destroyed foreverThey will face assassinations, godlike beings, buried secrets, and the restless dead as they race to thwart the machinations of the Queen of Lies.
The first of three stand-alone installments in the thrilling, genre-blending Architects of the Grand Design Trilogy.
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