The Tiger and the Wolf by Adrian Tchaikovsky
Paperback – Tor – Nov 2022 – 608 pages
In the bleak northern crown of the world, war is coming.
Maniye’s father is the Wolf clan’s chieftain, but she’s and outcast. Her mother was queen of the Tiger, and these tribes have been enemies for generations. Maniye also hides a deadly secret. All can shift into their clan’s animal form, but Maniye can take on tiger and wolf shapes. She can’t disown half her soul, so escapes – with the killer Broken Axe in pursuit.
Her father plots to rule the north and controlling his daughter is crucial to his schemes. however, other tribes are also preparing for strife. Priests foresee danger – and a time of testing and broken laws. Some say a great war is coming, overshadowing even the Wolves’ ambitions. But what spark will set the world ablaze?