A Tale of Stars and Shadow

By Lisa Cassidy,

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Book description

A broken warrior. A notorious thief. A mission that could change the world.


Talyn Dynan was the finest fighter of her generation. But after a combat mission goes tragically wrong, she is left broken and wracked with guilt. When Talyn is sent on a twofold mission to Mithranar—protect a winged…

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1 author picked A Tale of Stars and Shadow as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

A Tale of Stars and Shadow exceeded my expectations; mainly because it was one of the first fantasy stories that I’d read which wasn’t exclusively aimed at young adults. 

This is a book for grown-ups, dealing with adult themes (although not sex, perse) and political intrigue. It follows Tallyn, a grief-torn warrior who accepts a posting to protect the spoiled prince of the Winged folk in an exotic country; with beautiful and deadly scenery. I wanted to be in Mithranar – to swim in the clear waters of Feather Bay.  

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