Synopses & Reviews
Discover a land of enchantment, legend, and adventure in this first book of the Immortals series, featuring an updated cover for longtime fans and fresh converts alike, and including an all-new afterword from Tamora Pierce.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Thirteen-year-old Daine has always had a special connection with animals, but only when sheand#8217;s forced to leave home does she realize itand#8217;s more than a knackand#8212;itand#8217;s magic. With this wild magic, not only can Daine speak to animals, but she can also make them obey her. Daine takes a job handling horses for the Queenand#8217;s Riders, where she meets the master mage Numair and becomes his student.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Under Numairand#8217;s guidance, Daine explores the scope of her magic. But she encounters other beings, too, who are not so gentle. These terrifying creatures, called Immortals, have been imprisoned in the Divine Realms for the past four hundred yearsand#8212;but now someone has broken the barrier. And itand#8217;s up to Daine and her friends to defend their world from an Immortal attack.
About the Author
Beloved author Tamora Pierce has written a great number of books, including The Song of the Lioness quartet, The Immortals quartet, The Circle of Magic quartet, The Protector of the Small quartet, The Circle Opens quartet, the Trickster series, andlt;iandgt;The Will ofandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;the Empressandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Melting Stonesandlt;/iandgt;, and the Beka Cooper series.andnbsp; She lives in New York and can be visited at TamoraPierce.com.