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Painted Devils

Painted Devils

Hardcover

Series: Little Thieves, Book 2

Young Adult Fiction

Publisher Price: $20.99

ISBN10: 1250831164
ISBN13: 9781250831163
Publisher: Henry Holt
Published: May 16 2023
Pages: 512
Weight: 1.46
Height: 1.60 Width: 6.36 Depth: 9.25
Language: English

A scrappy former maid and jewel thief must outwit gods, injustice, and her own past in this sequel to the Indie Next Pick, Little Thieves by Margaret Owen.

Let's get one thing straight - Vanja Schmidt wasn't trying to start a cult.

After taking down a corrupt margrave, breaking a deadly curse, and finding romance with the vexingly scrupulous junior prefect Emeric Conrad, Vanja had one great mystery left: her long-lost birth family . . . and whether they would welcome a thief. But in her search for an honest trade, she hit trouble and invented a god, the Scarlet Maiden, to scam her way out. Now that lie is growing out of control--especially when Emeric arrives to investigate and the Scarlet Maiden manifests to claim him as a virgin sacrifice.

For his final test to become a prefect, Emeric must determine if Vanja is guilty of serious fraud or if the Scarlet Maiden--and her claim to him--is genuine. Meanwhile, Vanja is chasing an alternative sacrifice that

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