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Breath of Stone

(Desert Rising #2)

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Bone returns to silt and sand,
Blood to salt and water,
Breath to wind and stone,
Soul to sun and storm.
The desert consumes us all.

For an instant, the desert heeded Syrina's callsand and fire, wind and stone, igniting and attacking at her command. But the triumph killed ally and enemy alike, leaving her with a handful of survivors, broken expectations, and a dead man's
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Kindle Edition, 403 pages
Published June 14th 2016 by Sudden Moxie Press
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Francesca Forrest
Jul 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Excellent sequel to Sand of Bone, goes in deep on exactly the thing that interests me most--the intersection of devotion/love and power/control in a relationship between a (near) god and an ordinary human, and how a relationship of mutual dependence can be abused or transformative. ((view spoiler)) The two ...more
Evaine
Sep 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Rounded up from 4.5 because I loved it. :)

This little series - 2 books so far - is one of my favourite fantasy reads EVER. (Blair's other full-length novel, Sword and Chant, which I think is set in the same universe at a far different time is really good too!) It's smart, non-formulaic, adult, thoughtful, fun, action-packed and dilemma-filled. But not the kinds of dilemmas that are huge and bombastically dramatic, but more personal, character-driven and complicated in their effects. It's
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Eric Hays-Strom
Aug 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Truly enjoyed this book. I had a hard time putting it down! But it is dark.
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Nov 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
More Desert Fantasy and politics

The Second volume of Blair MacGregor's trilogy continues right off where the first one stopped. It continued with our heroes moving away from their battle in the hills moving into the deep desert ruins to regroup and plan the next move. Once again the author pulls no punches wth the. Action and injuries, and one sees the characters slowly worn down over time. The situation changes as both the protagonist and antagonist come in to their power, and maneuver for
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Blair writes fantasy -- adventurous, epic, and dark. Her debut novel Sword and Chant was included in the first Indie Fantasy Bundle through StoryBundle, and her more recent novel Sand of Bone was included in the 2015 Fantasy Bundle.

Her short fiction has appeared in Cicada and Writers of the Future. She is a graduate of Viable Paradise and a member of SFWA.

She also teaches and speaks on a
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