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Spychild

(The Shadow's Apprentice #1)

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Welcome to the game... For generations, the capital city of Cerf Daine has been terrorized by a group of slinking criminal masterminds known as the Spykin. Operating from a secret headquarters, they strike whenever the danger is greatest, playing genius dark games for the simple thrill of it. But recent times have seen their kind dwindle away, as the folly of their obsessi ...more
Paperback, 202 pages
Published November 12th 2009 by Createspace (first published December 3rd 2008)
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Jan 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I really enjoyed this book, it was really well written and the characters and setting were incredible. The two main characters had a lovely spark that was a joy to read about. I was thinking at first that the writing was not suited for the age range, but it grew on me once I got used to it. It was a really good story but lacked a little action for my liking. Really looking forward to the next one though. I wish I had read this one sooner, it has been sitting on my k
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Nov 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I found this book the other day while browsing the kindle fantasy section and I'm glad I picked it up. The characters are endearing while keeping their distance at the same time; staying among the shadows and just out of reach.

'Spychild' is the story of the Master of Shadows, Clevwrith, and his apprentince-by-chance Despiris. Clevwrith takes Despiris under his wing and teaches her everything he knows, but when Despiris is captured, a different world and new experiences are offered to her.

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Harper Alexander is a writer of young adult, fantasy, paranormal romance and dystopian novels, as well as the occasional short story when there isn't time to make everything into a full-fledged book or series. She lives in paradise (Southern California) with her husband Chad and their feline companions Moo, Charlie, and Wolf, and the more questionable voices that whisper to her on a daily basis. I ...more

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