Blood and Magick by Karen L. Abrahamson
Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 1.
Approx. 20,450 words.
Published on December 4, 2011 by
Twisted Root Publishing.
A murdered caravan merchant. A threatened city. A forbidden magick that could start a war.
As Marshal of the City of Dreams, Marcellus deim Lazar must solve the murder of a half-breed deim merchant discovered in a place no deim should be. To gather the evidence, Marcellus must confront a magick that could save the woman he loves, or destroy everything he has given his life to preserve.