Synopses & Reviews
Breo-Saight, the young archer from Hero's Song
, has abandoned her lifelong mission to avenge her father's murder. But just as she stops pursuing the murderers, they turn up again, leading Brie to her birthright a fire arrow.
The magical arrow leads Brie to a strange country, where she finds the family and happiness she's never known. But she also finds evil at work the doings of a sinister, one-eyed sorcerer named Balor. Though Brie has given up on vengeance, she knows she must follow her mission through to its bitter end if she is to save the people she's grown to love.
"With sympathetic characterizations...gruesome foes, and a sinister mastermind...Pattou offers a rousing story that is not only a strong sequel that begs yet another sequel but also a fine fantasy adventure that holds up on its own." Booklist
"[An] action-packed sequel....Pattou's energetic imagination has allowed her to create many memorable characters and scenes that are vivid and lively and will appeal to many fantasy readers." School Library Journal
In the sequel to Hero's Song
, archer Breo-Saight discovers her birthright, a magical golden arrow that strikes down its targets with a blast of eldritch flame. Each time Brie uses it, she and the arrow grow more alike: single-minded, driven, deadly.
The arrow rekindles Brie's forgotten vow of revenge on the men who murdered her father. And it leads her to a strange country where she finds the family she's always longed for but also the sinister doings of a one-eyed sorcerer whose only fear is the young archer and her fire arrow.
From the author of East, a novel of vengeance and magic.
In the sequel to "Hero's Song," archer Breo-Saight discovers her birthright--a magical golden arrow that strikes down its targets--and rekindles her forgotten vow of revenge on the men who murdered her father.
About the Author
is the author of East,
and the two novels in the Songs of Eirren sequence: Hero's Song
and Fire Arrow,
a Booklist Top Ten Fantasy Novel of the Year, as well as Mrs. Spitzer's Garden,
a picture book illustrated by Tricia Tusa. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.