Transgressions of Power (The Broken Trust, Book 2)
The second book of The Broken Trust continues a deadlybattle for succession, in this sociological sci-fi novel wherebrother is pitted against brother in a singular chance to winpower.To marry into the most powerful family in Varin is to step intoa trap. Della has spent thirteen years under the scrutiny ofPelismara's political elites, supporting Tagaret in a dangerouspretense as his brother Nekantor's closest ally. In secret,however, they've planned to escape, and to break down therestrictions of Varin's caste society. When Nekantor offers to sendthem to Selimna, the city where their caste experiments can becarried out, how can they not accept the opportunity?But ever since Nekantor seized power as the Eminence Herin'sHeir, he's wanted to keep power in the family, and that means hiseye is on the children—especially their thirteen-year-old brotherAdon. In their absence, Nekantor begins to execute his ownlong-schemed plan, and soon Della realizes they've unwittinglybecome a part of it.How far does Nekantor's influence spread? How much will he seekto control? And how can she save Adon from falling into hissnare?