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The second volume of The Embers Series (begun with Fallen Embers) continues the saga set in an alternate Alaska, where those born with the power to control the elements rule as nobility over those who cannot -- for now. As Blowing Embers begins, the shapeshifting slaves of Fairbanks have broken their chains with the help of Kiera, the Fire Mage mysteriously transported into their realm with her young nephew, and then lifted her to govern their city. But Kiera and her co-rulers struggle to integrate the former slaves and the remaining mages. A worse threat outside Fairbanks waits to fracture the fragile peace. Governor Vrishka, the Skani Water Mage of Barrow, has marched an army from the North, and sends terms: Surrender Fairbanks and restore the Skani mages to rule, or he will raze the city and kill all the shifters. He gifts them ten turns of the sun to make their decision. Halfway through the armistice a devastating blow steals all hope for Fairbanks' victory, and crushes Kiera's heart. Can she summon the strength to transcend her grief and find a way to defeat Vrishka? If so, what price is she willing to pay? Five days -- and a city -- await her decision.

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Praise and Reviews
"Blowing Embers  is impossible to put down. The deeply moving love story is woven into the fast-paced action from the first page to the satisfying finale....Vivid characters, intricate world-building and sharp twists and turns of plot make Blowing Embers an absorbing & satisfying tale."
Lynne Murray
author of Bride of the Living Dead

"In Fallen Embers, Ms. Owen created a world that readers will never forget. In Blowing Embers, Book Two in this extraordinary tale, the stakes are even higher. With nothing short of her entire future on the line, Kiera will either step up to her role or the fate of her entire kingdom will end before it has even begun....long after you have finished Blowing Embers, you will still be thinking about it and anxiously awaiting Book Three. It is nothing short of extraordinary."
Rebecca Royce
author of the Westervelt Wolves series

"Dare to step once more into Lauri J Owen's alternate Alaska, and become ensnared in the mire of politics, dark magic & a sorrow that will rip your heart in two."
Pippa Jay
author of Keir -- Beyond Redemption


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Lauri J Owen is a civil rights lawyer who grew up in Idaho's Treasure Valley. She started reading fantasy novels in the third grade, and other than taking time out to sleep, never  More...
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