Stalking Shadows by Tahlia Newland
Series: Diamond Peak, Book 2.
Approx. 100,120 words.
Published on March 15, 2013.
Trainee Warrior Ariel Malony hopes that the great library at Sheldra holds the key to rescuing her mother, but in order to get there, she must negotiate a forest of evil spirits, escape a mind-numbing city of sparkling towers, travel through the treacherous gullies and ancient villages of Minion Hills, and avoid an attack by a demon lord intent on killing her.