When Varinya Amandrian returns to the capital after a suicide attempt, she is swept back into her mother's political machinations, engaged to a cruel prince, hunted by assassins, and tormented by the memory of a vicious crime. But at the Red Opera, she falls in love. Carlin is the castrato star of the capital stage, a beautiful man crippled with anger and shame. He elopes with Varinya, desperate to prove himself. Their affair is doomed from the beginning.
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About the Author
Maya Deane is a New Jersey-based novelist, artist, and writing professor. She is likely to come to a bad end, but until then she will be writing books and pursuing sinister men across the pine barrens.