Death is chasing Maliha Anderson and it's catching up.
Time is running out and the man who has turned out to be her nemesis has created an impossible situation to kill everyone she knows one by one.
How can she possibly defeat a man with so much power he can make an honest man kill. With deaths piling up around her Maliha can only rely on her wits and her diminishing friends to help her on an unforgiving and unknown world.
In a past that never was, the final book in the Maliha Anderson series takes her to a new world, where the very air is death and the power is all in the hands of her nemesis. Filled with vivid descriptions, intriguing characters, and crisp, elegant prose.
"Maliha remains a fascinating character at times warm and at others as cold as ice, almost suicidal in her search for justice."
"Turnbull does not let his characters find a convenient way out of moral difficulties - it's one of my favourite things about his writing."
"Steve has once again brought me into his world of intrigue and had me cheering the exploits of this divine heroine."