Description - Bareback by Kit Whitfield
Biology is destiny. or those born feet-first, life is normal. Civil rights are enshrined in law, the world is a comfortable place, and every full moon night, you lock yourself in a secure room to fur up in peace. But for those born head-first, the damage done is more than just physical. For a non, locked in his or her human skin, is first and foremost a conscript, drafted at eighteen into DORLA, the Department for the Ongoing Regulation of Lycanthropic Activity. or a DORLA agent, insultingly referred to as a bareback , full moon creates a battle zone, where they patrol the silent night in search of citizens breaking the curfew. The rest of the month is a civil service nightmare, mopping up the after-effects of the trespasses, the fights and the maulings. DORLA has lasted centuries, since the Inquisition first set it up, and it s no less hated now than it was then. ola Galley, twenty-eight and already a scarred veteran, is assigned to defend a curfew-breaker who mutilated a good friend of hers. She doesn t want the case, but she s used to doing things she doesn t want. Only something happens- her maimed friend is murdered before her client can be tried. ola wants justice. Sh
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Author Biography - Kit Whitfield
Bareback is Kit Whitfield's first novel. She lives in London.