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Wrapt in crystal is a story of political and religious intrigue set on the small world of semay. Its been a long, long time since ive read sharon shinn. She was born in the year 1957 in wichita, kansas, the united states. In samaria, angels raise their beautiful voices to intercede with the god jovah on behalf of humans. Publishers weekly a tale that makes for exciting, suspenseful, romantic, frightening, and even amusing reading.318 1336 402 808 201 117 792 372 491 440 485 91 1373 995 1017 880 538 807 36 691 119 182 799 1003 1421 631 583 12 72 1018 507 329 1396 420 771 1437