Synopses & Reviews
It was a dream come true. Solie had her own battler, a creature of almost infinite magic who could vaporize legions in the blink of an eye and would willingly suffer a thousand bloody deaths to protect her. She was his love. More simply, she was his queen.
Many others feel the same. The new-built settlement is a haven for all. Erected by sylphs of earth and fire, air and water, the Valley is Solie’s dominion. But, lovers without peer or killers without mercy, the very nature of their battler protectors means peril. It is not in any sylph’s nature to disobey, and while some are hers to command, others are the slaves of Solie’s enemies—the jealous, the cruel. Those who guard her must not fail. Their peasant-born ruler is not yet safe as… QUEEN OF THE SYLPHS
"An exciting new fantasy world!"--Ellen Higuchi, Borders Romance expert and bookseller
"Lovers of Stardust and The Princess Bride rejoice! A must for every Fanasy library."--Barbara Vey, blogger, Publishers Weekly
"A fabulous read, cover to cover."--New York Times bestselling author C.L. Wilson
"A remarkable new voice and a stunningly original world...An amazing start to what promises to be a truly engaging series!"--Jill M. Smith, RT Book Reviews
"Wonderful, innovative and fresh. Don't miss this fantastic story."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan
"Unlike anything I've ever read. A brilliant adventure with tremendous heart. You'll love this book." --New York Times bestselling author Marjorie Liu
When love and freedom are not enough for everyone, the young woman who founded Sylph Valley and her battlers must discover the traitor in their midst before it's too late.
About the Author
L.J. McDonald is a fresh new voice in Fantasy Romance. Her first book, The Battle Sylph, was published by Dorchester in 2008. It was quickly followed by its sequels: The Shattered Sylph and Queen of the Sylphs.