Synopses & Reviews
In the conclusion of the Tir Alainn Trilogy, the uneasy alliance between Fae and humans may not be enough to defeat the Inquisitors-leaving them no choice but to seek out the witches of the House of Gaian. But can they be trusted?
A vivid fantasy world...Beautiful. (BookBrowser)
Anne Bishop, bestselling author of The Black Jewels Trilogy, presents the epicconclusion to the Tir Alainn trilogy, where the world will be tested in an epic war...
It began as a witch hunt. But the Master Inquisitor s plans to eliminate all traces of female power in the world have expanded to crushing the Sylvalan Barons who oppose him and to destroying the wellspring of magic in the Mother s Hills.
Faced with this evil, humans, witches, and the Fae become uneasy allies. But even together, they aren t strong enough to stand against the armies the Inquisitors are gathering. So they look for help from their last possible ally. The House of Gaian. The reclusive witches who rule the Mother s Hills. The witches powerful enough to create a world or destroy one...
Their long-held creed of do no harm is about to give way to more important one: Survive.
Entertaining otherworlds fantasy adventure. Fresh and interesting. Science Fiction Chronicle
Plenty of thrills, faerie magic, human nastiness, and romance. Locus"
About the Author
Anne Bishop made her first short fiction sale in 1988. Her most recent work has appeared in White Swan, Black Raven and 365 Scary Stories. She lives in upstate New York.