Synopses & Reviews
New York Timesand#160;bestselling author Lynn Kurlandandrsquo;s enthralling Nine Kingdoms saga brings together a weaverandrsquo;s apprentice and the son of a mage,and#160;both fighting to save the Nine Kingdoms from peril.and#160;Aisling of Bruadair has lived a provincial life, heedless ofand#160;the evil creeping over her land. That ordinary existence changes forever, though, when she is sent to the opposite end of the world to find a master swordsman. If she fails, her life--and her country's safety--will be forfeit. She just never expected that swordsman to be a wounded elven prince masquerading as a simple soldier.and#160;Powerless and scarred from a long-ago conflict, Randugrave;nach of Ceangail has spent years in obscurity,and#160;ignoing battles he canand#160;no longerand#160;fight.and#160; And although he has been drawn back into the world, he fully intends to live an unremarkable life far away from events he knows he cannot change...and#160;Until Randugrave;nach meets Aisling and realizes that she is far more than what she seems, that their alliance has attracted unwelcome notice, and#160;and that some battles must be fought.and#160;
Praise for Lynn Kurland
"[Kurland] consistently delivers the kind of stories readers dream about."--The Oakland Press
"Kurland deftly mixes innocent romance with adventure.”--Publishers Weekly
"Poetic grace and a wickedly subtle sense of humor."--Booklist
Praise for the novels of the Nine Kingdoms
andnbsp;andldquo;Kurland deftly mixes innocent romance with adventure in a tale that will leave readers eager for the next installment.andrdquo;andmdash;Publishers Weekly
andldquo;The exciting story line is fast-paced from the onsetandhellip;Lynn Kurland spins another fabulous fantasy.andrdquo;andmdash;Genre Go Round Reviewsandnbsp;andldquo;One of the strongest fantasy novels welcoming in the new year.andrdquo;andmdash;Fresh Fictionandnbsp;andldquo;Captured my interest from the very first pageandhellip;Lynn Kurlandandrsquo;s time travel series might occupy a favored place on my shelves, but I think she truly shines in the Nine Kingdom books.andrdquo;andmdash;Night Owlandnbsp;Reviewsandnbsp;
In the kingdom of Neroche, nightmarish creatures have been unleashed as weapons in a war of evil. Morgan the mercenary, daughter of a treacherous black mage, must fight against them-as well as for her very life. Miach of Neroche would risk his own life to save Morgan's, but he must do so at the peril of the realm, forcing dangerous choices in the deadliest of quests.
Lynn Kurland’s trilogy of love, intrigue, and fantastic destiny continues as a female mercenary fights for her life, her future, and the one man who can save her…
Darkness in the kingdom…
Neroche is under assault by a magic that has stripped its king of his powers and unleashed nightmarish creatures in a war of evil in which Morgan of Melksham is fighting for her life. Recovering from a near-fatal attack, Morgan realizes that she must decide between two fates: that of being a simple shieldmaiden or accepting her heritage as an elven princess. If only she could ignore that she was the daughter of the perilous black mage of Ceangail…
Magic in the blood…
Duty bound to aid his king, Miach of Neroche is torn between what his responsibilities demand and what his heart desires. He is willing to risk his life to rescue Morgan from the darkness that haunts her, but he must do so at the peril of his realm. Forced to choose between love and the burden of his mantle, Miach sets out on his most deadly quest ever.
About the Author
Lynn Kurland is the USA Today bestselling author of Stardust of Yesterday, A Dance Through Time, This Is All I Ask, The Very Thought of You, Another Chance to Dream, The More I See You, and If I Had You. She is also a contributor to The Christmas Cat, Christmas Spirits, Veils of Time, Opposites Attract, and A Knight’s Vow anthologies. A full-time writer, she lives in the Pacific Northwest.