Way up in the Swiss mountains, there's an old grand hotel steeped in tradition and faded splendor. Once a year, when the famous New Year's Eve Ball takes place, and guests from all over the world arrive, excitement returns to the vast hallways....
"This was such a lovely standalone fantasy, full of mythology and magic.
After eight years apart, Evadne is about to reunite with her sister, Halcyon, who has been training to be a hoplite in the commander's army. But when Halcyon comes to her in ..."
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A short but impactful read; I finished it in about 2.5 hours. While the book has the trappings of fantasy - a talking bird character and referen..."