The sequel to Conspiracy of Ravens and third novel in Lila Bowen's widely-acclaimed Shadow series. <br> The Ranger known as Rhett has shut down a terrible enterprise running on the blood of magical folk, but failed to catch the dark alchemist behind it. And now the Shadow refuses to let him rest. <br> Rhett must make the ultimate transformation if he has any hope of stopping the alchemist or fulfilling his destiny; he must become the leader of a new Rangers outpost. <br> But to save his friends, and the lives of countless others, Rhett will first have to lead the Rangers on a mission more dangerous than anything they've ever faced. <br> The Shadow Wake of Vultures Conspiracy of Ravens Malice of Crows