Mennik “Nik” Thorn is a down-and-out mage, possibly the only one that works for hire in the city of Agatos. It’s not a great way to live, but it largely keeps Nik free and clear of the politics of the three high mages and their followers. Unfortunately, when an old friend shows up and calls in a favor to ask Nik to break a curse on an item, Nik finds himself deeply enmeshed in a potential magical war brewing in the city. As the bodies continue to pile up and as the Ash Guard views Nik with increasing suspicion as their lead suspect, Nik’s going to have to figure out who’s really behind the murders – before he ends up a victim himself …more

Source: Review: SHADOW OF A DEAD GOD by Patrick Samphire – Realms of My Mind