Venom in Her Veins: A Forgotten Realms Novel (Mass Market Paperback)

A Forgotten Realms Novel

By Tim Pratt

Wizards of the Coast, 9780786959846, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 6, 2012

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Description

Child of prophecy? Harbinger of Doom
 
Zaltys is a girl like any other to grow up ranging thejungles of the Southern Lluirwood. She’s a crack shot with a bow and no stranger to the dangers that lurk beneath the deep forest canopy.
 
On expedition with her family to harvest the forbidden terazul flower, a powerful drug that has gathered many a dreamer into its narcotic embrace, Zaltys is about to unearth a truth long buried by the feculent loam of deception.
 
As the veil is lifted on the world Zaltys thought she knew, a pathway to the Underdark promises the answers her family never gave. Venturing forth in search of truth, Zaltys finds betrayal to be a much easier quarry. But it will take more than a lode of lies to quell the venom in her veins.



About the Author

Tim Pratt, an editor for Locus Magazine, lives in Oakland, California, with his wife, Heather Shaw and their son River. His fiction and poetry have appeared in "The Best American Short Stories: 2005," "The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror," "Strange Horizons," "Realms of Fantasy," "Asimov's, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet," and "Year's Best Fantasy," among many others.
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