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The Ivanov Diamond (Malykant Mysteries #2)

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Konrad Savast is the Malykant: foremost and most secret servant of the God of Death. His job? To track down the foulest of murderers and bring them to The Malykt's Justice. No mercy. No quarter.

Konrad is called to the death scene of a simple baker, and he can’t understand why. According to appearances, Pietr Orlov’s death was a natural one. Except there’s one problem: the
ebook, 85 pages
Published June 14th 2012
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This mystery novella is a bit unusual, in that at first there is NO physical evidence that any crime has been committed. There is only the Malykt's anger that souls have not come to him as they should after death, yet neither are they lingering, tattered, near their mortal bodies. It leaves Konrad floundering, frustrated in his attempts to find motive or connection in the lives or deaths of two ordinary men.

The apothecary Nanda's Marjan heritage suggests to her one other possible avenue of inves
L.K. Evans

For me, this book took the slightest step back from the first one. If I would’ve started with this book, I wouldn’t have been so eager to pick up the second. Why? Well . . .

Unlike the first one, there was a bit of info dumping. Throughout. While I can swallow it in the beginning, when it crept up later on it bothered me. Now, this info dumping was simply a reminder of certain facts we learned in book one. Honestly, some of it was said a few times, so it was reiterated info dumping with
Rachel Cotterill
A worthy follow-up to The Rostikov Legacy, this second Malykant mystery sees Konrad trying to solve a series of deaths that appear linked only thanks to his supernatural insight. I enjoy Konrad as a character, and his internal struggles with his place in society, as well as the mystery and fantasy elements which typify these books.
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Charlotte E. English is one of those people who began writing as a child and never managed to stop. She published her first novel, Draykon, in 2011, and two other books quickly followed, completing the Draykon Series. To date she has written and published eight fantasy novels and four novellas, and has a head full of far more ideas than she can ever hope to have time to write. ...more
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Malykant Mysteries (4 books)
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  • Myrrolen's Ghost Circus (Malykant Mysteries, #3)
  • Ghostspeaker (Malykant Mysteries #4)