Author: Lori M. Lee
In the Labyrinth, we had a saying: keep silent, keep still, keep safe.
In a city of walls and secrets, where only one man is supposed to possess magic, seventeen-year-old Kai struggles to keep hidden her own secret—she can manipulate the threads of time. When Kai was eight, she was found by Reev on the riverbank, and her “brother” has taken care of her ever since. Kai doesn’t know where her ability comes from—or where she came from. All that matters is that she and Reev stay together, and maybe one day move out of the freight container they call home, away from the metal walls of the Labyrinth. Kai’s only friend is Avan, the shopkeeper’s son with the scandalous reputation that both frightens and intrigues her.
Then Reev disappears. When keeping silent and safe means losing him forever, Kai vows to do whatever it takes to find him. She will leave the only home she’s ever known and risk getting caught up in a revolution centuries in the making. But to save Reev, Kai must unravel the threads of her past and face shocking truths about her brother, her friendship with Avan, and her unique power.
My teaser, from 8% in the egalley:
The young man drew a deep breath. "Can you tell her I want to see her? Please. Just tell--"Happy release day to Gates of Thread and Stone!! I'm excited to read this!! I mean, doesn't it sound just awesome? :D
Something flew toward the back of his head. I opened my mouth to shout a warning but stopped myself.
The man's arm snapped up, easily snatching the rock from the air. He hadn't even looked.
The crowd went silent, its hostility heavy in the sudden quiet. And I realized exactly what he was.
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