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When war overwhelms them, they can only take refuge in each other.When Sher asks for aid from the bird-woman inventor Melowren, she does not expect to fall in love. But it happens anyway: suddenly, completely, and for both of them. They have no time to do more than enjoy it, for their cause—freeing their city from its dictatorial queen—trumps all.…
The world’s leaders trade entitlements for votes. National currencies have become worthless. People across the globe revolt.
The strategy created by Magus Crayle remains in play. It relies upon failed governments, and they topple like dominoes. Innocents fall victim to several nuclear devices, the ascendency of Chin Yao-wu in China the fruit of that death and destruction.
Sylvain Lalumière–masquerading as the Man in the Iron Mask–is back in the game, his target the homeland of his aristocratic French ancestors. Hunting him is Magus Crayle. At risk: tens of thousands of innocent people.
Crayle and his team must overcome Lalumière’s CIA support and unmask the Illuminé leader known only as the Elder. Along the way, recovering amnesiac Crayle discovers new facts about himself.
In The Crystal Seduction, Dennis Bowen carries forward the heroes, the villains, and the lethal intrigues that made The Water Diamonds and The Blackstone Perfection what readers describe as “… thrillers with a killer twist!”