Using a thief to catch ather thief is like handling a knife by its blade. Having survived the nightmare of Mother's Grave, Popalia and her allies have yet to clear their names regarding the crimes behind them in Capitol City. Katia the thief may have been caught, but her old partner remains on the loose with what was stolen. Popalia plans to use Katia to draw out the slippery thief, but time is on Thorgen's side. Unkwn to Popalia, Thorgen isn't the only one with hounds on his heels. Her church has labeled her a heretic. Forgiveness is t granted to enemies of the church. If she's caught before recovering LeSalle's Grace, she'll learn the only true mercy is death... ...and death could take many years to arrive.
Jake Elliot and his wife live in the Pacific Northwest. Travelers and vagabonds by nature, they both seek adventure, but quite a bit tamer than the stories that Jake writes. Without children, they have selfishly decided to see as much of the world as they can on as little money as it takes -- which still seems to be a whole lot of money -- hence, no kids.