Putnam Juvenile, 9780399246319, 464pp.
Publication Date: September 17, 2009
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One faerie, the last of her clan, must fight to complete her sacred duty
Whisper Silksinger is the last of the secret guardians of the Azazel, one of the powerful Djinn who dreamed the world into being. Relentlessly pursued by bloodthirsty devils, she flees to the city of Nazneen to restore the Azazel to his temple. At the same time, Hirik Mothmage is also on a secret quest, to find the Azazel and restore his disgraced clan?s ancient honor.
And behind them all flies Magpie Windwitch, first champion of the new age of faeries, desperate to rescue Whisper and the Azazel alike before they fall in the clutches of a sinister hidden enemy.
About the Author
Laini Taylor is a writer & artist living in Portland, Oregon. Her debut novel, "Dreamdark: Blackbringer" was published to much acclaim, including stars from "Booklist," Bank Street College of Education, and "KLIATT"; it was a Book Sense Children's Pick; winner of the Baker & Taylor/PYRG Teen Readers Sweepstakes; is on the Sequoyah Book Awards Master List; and has received glowing praise from such luminaries as Holly Black, Newbery Honor-winner Shannon Hale, and "New York Times" bestseller Brandon Mull. A Fuse #8 Production states, "If you read only one fantasy book this year, read this one." The companion volume "Dreamdark: Silksinger" will be published in September 2009, followed in October by a short-story collection "Lips Touch."Laini Taylor is also the creator of Laini's Ladies, a gift product line she began making by hand to sell at a local art fair, which has expended to seventeen product lines--from stationary to garden object to holiday ornaments to jewelry--that have retailed in over 5,000 gift and specialty stores throughout the United States and Canada.Laini Taylor lives with her husband, artist Jim Di Bartolo, and her elderly dog, Leroy, in a bright yellow house filled with lots of books and marionettes and robots. They spend their time drinking coffee and making stuff up, and are currently awaiting the birth of their first child.