Library Books May 4

The following books are available at the Portales Public Library.

Kushiel’s Scion by Jacqueline Carey. Carey, the bestselling author of the award-winning “Kushiel’s Dart,” ”Kushiel’s Avatar” and “Kushiel’s Chosen,” returns to the richly textured, sensual world of Terre d’Ange in a thrilling new epic fantasy of dark intrigue and intimate passion.

Her sumptuous, seductive new novel visits Imriel de la Courcel, the bloodchild of Terre d’Ange’s most reviled traitors and adopted son of the land’s greatest champions. Stolen, tortured and enslaved as a young boy, Imriel is now a Prince of the Blood and third in line for the throne in a land that revels in art, beauty and desire, and a court steeped in deeply laid conspiracies.

Superbly detailed, fascinatingly textured, resonant and intense, Carey’s daring storytelling has catapulted her into the top rank of fantasy novelists.