In this, the third book of the Malign Series, it is twenty-five years after the events of The Malign Legacy and its predecessor, The Malign Alliance, and the royal Genara family and the Galactic Union face new threats – both personally and politically.The Caerul, humanoid aliens from a dying world, are ruthless in their aim to conquer far-flung Dasnir and the Union’s crack fighters, including the impetuous Viveen Genara and her rival, Jikaal Dokau, must put their animosity aside and rush to the planet’s aid.Working behind the scenes to infiltrate the aliens’ thoughts is young Edalie Min, Viveen’s cousin, a gifted telepath. If she and other mentantes, including her grandmother, Linnayen Genara, can take control of the vicious Caerul, they stand a chance of destroying them for good. There’s only one problem. An alien captive, Lorric bed’Eirath, a man she should despise, makes her heart race and question everything she holds dear.On the Genara home planet, Altan, a rival for dominion over the union has arisen. A devious councillor, Shodin Dacas, plots the downfall of Linnayen and her faithful husband, Jax, forcing them to divide in order to conquer. Let the battles begin.The Malign Paradox is the third of the ‘Malign’ series, following from The Malign Legacy and The Malign Alliance. It is approximately 116300 words.
About Penn Adams
Penn Adams is originally from London where she worked on two national newspapers and a women’s magazine before going to London University to study geography. She left the UK in 1989 to backpack around the world and ended up staying in Australia. Here, Penn worked in conservation and not-for-profit organisations, all the while writing – both commercially and for fun. She trained as a teacher in 2008 and now lives in the paradise land of northern New South Wales encircled by rainforests, beaches and the glorious Pacific Ocean.