The Salarian Desert Game

EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
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What if someone you love gambled on her life?

Games are serious business on Salaria, and the stakes are high. When Kia's older sister, in a desperate bid to erase their family debt, loses the game and forfeits her freedom, Kia is determined to rescue her.

Disguised as a Salarian, Kia becomes Idaro in order to move freely in this dangerous new culture. When she arrives on Salaria, she learns it's a world where a few key players control the board, and the pawns are ready to revolt. Kia joins the conflict, risking everything to save her sister. As if she doesn't already have enough to handle, Agatha, the maddeningly calm and unpredictable Select who lives life both by-the-book and off-the-cuff shows up to help, along with handsome Norio, a strong-willed desert girl with her own agenda, and a group of Salarian teens earning their rite of passage in the treacherous desert game.

What can an interpreter and former thief possibly do in the midst of all this to keep the people she loves alive?

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About the author

J. A. McLachlan is the Canadian author of a short story collection, Connections: Parables for Today; a science fiction novel, Walls of Wind; and a young adult novel, The Occasional Diamond Thief. The Salarian Desert Game is the second book in her young adult science fiction series.

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Publisher
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
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Published on
Jul 25, 2016
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Pages
280
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ISBN
9781770531130
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Coming of Age
Fiction / Fantasy / General
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
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