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Review: The Archer at Dawn

The Archer at Dawn by Swati Teerdhala
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The second installment in the Tiger at Midnight trilogy, The Archer at Dawn deepens the complexity of the relationship between Esha, a rebel fighter also known as Viper, and Kunal, her childhood friend, raised to become a military man for Jansa and its ruler Vardaan. Esha and Kunal found each other, and in spite of their differing political positions, are quickly falling in love. But just because a person was been your friend long ago in childhood doesn't mean you know really still know them, does it? Where do their respective loyalties lie? They still keep each other's secrets, Esha's being the Viper, Kunal's Samyad transformative abilities, but they each have their own agenda in their fight for Jansa.

As Jansa plans the Sun Mela celebration, Verdaan has invited opposing forces, including Harun, his nephew and Esha'sfriend and leader, to help celebrate. He also has planned a surprise- that he has cu…

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