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Thirty-five years have passed since Ilse Zhalina and Raul Kosenmark were crowned king and queen of Veraene. They've dedicated their lives to the kingdom and to the will of the gods--but both long for the day when they can set aside the endless politics and transform themselves into two ordinary people. When an old enemy reappears, they find their wish might be fulfilled.

The world of Nocturnall is a world of magic and multiple lives, where the choices made in one lifetime ripple throughout history.

"This is a darkly romantic story of magic and loss and moving on."
--Martha Wells, author of The Books of the Raksura

"Nocturnall is a graceful, moving, and satisfying coda that brings Bernobich's River of Souls trilogy to a fitting close."
--Kate Elliott, author of Cold Magic and Court of Fives

"A thrilling and bittersweet conclusion to the River of Souls trilogy. Nocturnall deals with love, the passage of time, and the acceptance of change."
-- Aliette de Bodard, Nebula Award-winning author of The House of Shattered Wings

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