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Isolate: A Novel in the Grand Illusion

Isolate: A Novel in the Grand Illusion

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L. E. Modesitt, Jr., bestselling author of The Mongrel Mage, has a brand new gaslamp political fantasy Isolate.

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Industrialization. Social unrest. Underground movements. Government corruption and surveillance.

Something is about to give.

Steffan Dekkard is an isolate, one of the small percentage of people who are immune to the projections of empaths. As an isolate, he has been trained as a security specialist and he and his security partner Avraal Ysella, a highly trained empath are employed by Axel Obreduur, a senior Craft Minister and the de facto political strategist of his party.

When a respected Landor Councilor dies of "heart failure" at a social event, because of his political friendship with Obreduur, Dekkard and Ysella find that not only is their employer a target, but so are they, in a covert and deadly struggle for control of the government and economy.

Steffan is about to understand that everything he believed is an illusion.

Author: L. E. Modesitt
Publisher: Tor Books
Published: 11/16/2021
Pages: 608
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.85lbs
Size: 9.29h x 6.59w x 1.86d
ISBN: 9781250777409

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 08/30/2021
Library Journal 10/01/2021 pg. 66
Booklist 10/08/2021

About the Author
L. E. MODESITT, JR. is the author of more than seventy books--primarily science fiction and fantasy--including the long-running, bestselling series the Saga of Recluce and the Imager Portfolio, as well as a number of short stories.

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