Mass Market Paperbound
384 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1 in
November 26, 2013
Penguin Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0425264009
ISBN - 13: 9780425264003
Read from the Book
Chapter 1Kaleb Krychek, cardinal telekinetic and a man no one wanted to meet alone on a dark night, had been searching for his quarry for seven years, three weeks, and two days. Even while he slept, his mind had continued to hunt through the sprawling psychic network that was the heartbeat and the cage of the Psy race. Not for a day, not for a second, had he forgotten his search, forgotten what they’d taken from him.Everyone involved would pay. He’d make certain of it.Right now, however, he had different priorities, his search complete, his target huddled in a corner of a small, windowless room in his isolated home on the outskirts of Moscow. Crouching down in front of her, he held out a glass of water. “Drink.”Her response was to crush herself impossibly further into the corner and tighten her arms around the knees she hugged to her chest. She’d spent the hour since he’d retrieved her from her prison rocking to and fro in brittle silence. Her hair was a tangled rats’ nest around her face, her upper arms bearing both fresh scratches and marks of older gouges.She was still a bare five feet, two inches . . . or so he judged. She’d been in a huddled position pre-teleport, had only curled further into her shell in the past sixty minutes. Her eyes—a blue so deep they were midnight—refused to meet his, skittering away if he entered her line of sight.Now she ducked her head, the matted waist-length strands that should’ve been a rich black interwoven with unexpected strands of red-go
From the Publisher
Step into New York Times bestseller Nalini Singh’s explosive and shockingly passionate Psy-Changeling world…
A dangerous, volatile rebel, hands stained bloodred.
A woman whose very existence has been erased.
A love story so dark, it may shatter the world itself.
A deadly price that must be paid.
The day of reckoning is here.
From “the alpha author of paranormal romance” (Booklist) comes the most highly anticipated novel of her career—one that blurs the line between madness and genius, between subjugation and liberation, between the living and the dead.
About the Author
Nalini Singh is passionate about writing. Though she’s traveled as far afield as the deserts of China, the Highlands of Scotland, and the temples of Japan, it is the journey of the imagination that fascinates her most. She’s beyond delighted to be able to follow her dream as a writer.
Nalini lives and works in beautiful New Zealand.
“A must-read for all of my fans.”—Christine Feehan, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Scorching hot.”—Dear Author
“I don’t think there is a single paranormal series as well planned, well written, and downright fantabulous as Ms. Singh’s Psy-Changeling series.”—All About Romance
“Paranormal romance at its best.”—Publishers Weekly
“A fast-moving, heart-pounding, sexy-as-hell thrill ride.”—Joyfully Reviewed
“Nalini Singh is a master storyteller when it comes to emotions and relationships.”—Dark Faerie Tales
“Sheer genius.”—The Romance Reviews