This is the fourth novel in the acclaimed Arena series. All the books are cleverly crafted to stand alone as terrific reads in their own right and this is no exception. Brian Holden is finding his feet as a trainer in a new stable and at an auction his boss makes an acquisition who will bring them all big trouble in due course. But in the meantime, in the middle east two girls are being trained to go head to head in the arenas as pawns in the great games their owners play with them. These two have a history that goes back to before they were enslaved and the climax is explosive! The non-stop action goes from highly-charged dungeon scenes to pony girls to auctions and never flags for one moment!