Give Way to Night (Aven Cycle #2) (Paperback)

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This is book number 2 in the Aven Cycle series.


The second book of the Aven Cycle explores a magical Rome-inspired empire, where senators, generals, and elemental mages vie for power.

Latona of the Vitelliae, mage of Spirit and Fire, is eager to wield her newfound empowerment on behalf of the citizens of Aven--but societal forces conspire to keep her from exercising her gifts, even when the resurgence of a banished cult plots the city's ruin. To combat this threat, Latona must ally with Fracture mage Vibia, the distrustful sister of Sempronius Tarren.

While Latona struggles to defend their home, Sempronius leads soldiers through wartorn provinces to lift the siege of Toletum, where Latona's brother Gaius is hemmed in by supernatural forces. Sempronius must contend not only with the war-king Ekialde and his sorcerers, but with the machinations of political rivals and the temptations of his own soul, ever-susceptible to the darker side of ambition.

Though separated by many miles soon after their love affair began, Latona and Sempronius are united by passion as they strive to protect Aven and build its glorious future.

Praise for Give Way to Night:

  • "Morris has a gift for orienting new readers and reimmersing fans into the complex world of the series. The multilayered politics-both mundane and supernatural-will keep readers hooked. This is a satisfying return to the series." -- Publishers Weekly
  • "Give Way to Night delighted and enthralled me. It's a fabulous and worthy sequel to my favorite "Rome with magic" novel, From Unseen Fire." -Kate Elliott, author of Unconquerable Sun

Product Details
ISBN: 9781088078488
ISBN-10: 1088078486
Publisher: Cass Morris
Publication Date: April 22nd, 2022
Pages: 484
Language: English
Series: Aven Cycle