About the book:
A member of the elite Hawk force that protects the City of Elantra, Kaylin Neya has sacrificed much to earn the respect of the winged Aerians and immortal Barrani she works alongside. But the mean streets she escaped as a child aren’t the ones she’s vowed to give her life guarding. Those were much darker…
Kaylin’s moved on with her life–and is keeping silent about the shameful things she’s done to stay alive. But when the city’s oracles warn of brewing unrest in the outer fiefdoms, a mysterious visitor from Kaylin’s past casts her under a cloud of suspicion. Thankfully, if she’s anything, she’s a survivor….
Where to start? This fifth book in the Chronicles of Elantra series is just as engrossing as the previous ones. I may be biased, here, because I love Kaylin, but I don't normally love books just because of a character...
There's lots going on here, but mostly it's a continuation of that feeling that something's rousing and it's not a good kind of something. A lot more history of Elantra is revealed, and a bit more of Kaylin's past, as well. And as you learn more about her, you're just a little amazed that she's as relatively normal as she is. Relatively being the key word, here.
It was nice to find out more about the supporting cast of characters. And what a cast it is. Pick these books up to find your favorite(s)... I'm now waiting impatiently for Cast in Chaos. Hurry up & get here... Please?
Title: Cast in Silence
Author: Michelle Sagara
Paperback: 461 pages
Publisher: Luna, 2009
Challenges: 100+, Pub, Series
Disclosure: My copy of Cast in Silence was bought and paid for by a personal friend who has nothing to do with the publishing business, and gifted to me.