by John H. Carroll
Book 2 of the Dralin Trilogy:
On Ebudae Pallon’s sixteenth birthday, she and her best friend Pelya are allowed into the city without escort. They visit the wonders of Carnival and make new friends. However, life in the city of Dralin is never simple . . . or safe.
The Dralin Trilogy is a dark, swords-and-sorcery fantasy series following the lives of a few unusual individuals.