The Deck of Omens by Christine Lynn Herman

The Deck of Omens by Christine Lynn Herman

Though the Beast is seemingly subdued for now, a new threat looms in Four Paths: a corruption seeping from the Gray into the forest. And with the other Founders preoccupied by their tangled alliances and fraying relationships, only May Hawthorne seems to realize the danger. But saving the town she loves means seeking aid from the person her family despises most–her and Justin’s father. May’s father isn’t the only newcomer in town–Isaac Sullivan’s older brother has also returned, seeking forgiveness for the role he played in Isaac’s troubled past. But Isaac isn’t ready to let… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Coming out themes, on-page
  • Emotional & physical child abuse
  • Parental abandonment
  • Domestic violence recounted
  • Memory loss (memory manipulation magic)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Alcohol consumption & abuse
  • Graphic body horror
  • Physical injury & illness
  • Emesis
  • Scars
  • Death of a mother, off-page
  • Death of a brother & sister recounted
  • Murder & attempted murder
  • Attempted filicide recounted
  • Knife violence, including the attempted murder of a child by slitting his throat
  • Strangulation, on-page & recounted
  • Imprisonment mentioned
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