An evocative and magical romance set in the legendary time of King Arthur. Elen, the daughter of a Welsh chieftain, lives in the border territory with her widowed mother and her brother. Her family are keen to ally with King Arthur, but some of the other local chieftains, in particular the ferocious Urien, are not so sure. One night Elen is called out to tend to a woman in childbirth, and when her mother offers her some strange advice before she leaves she realises with trepidation that she is going to the fae folk. In return for her aid in the safe delivery of a baby boy, the fae magically delay her return home; so when she arrives Urien's men have already left, leaving her home in ruins and her mother brutally butchered. Elen determines to ride to Arthur's court to beg for aid in driving out the invaders. What she doesn't know is that Urien is the paramour of Morgaine, the most powerful sorceress on the Isle of Britain, Arthur's half-sister and his deadliest enemy. Morgaine and Urien decide that Elen must not be allowed to reach Arthur. But they reckon without the valiant Geraint, younger brother of the renowned Sir Gawain. He is determined to prove himself worthy of his place at the Round Table, but when he meets Elen he will find there are things other than honour worth fighting for.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Sarah Zettel was born in California in 1966. Since then, she's lived in ten cities, four states and two countries. She has written several fantasy and science fiction novels and many short stories in various genres. Sarah has long been interested in myth and legend, fairytale and folklore. She currently lives in Michigan, USA with her husband and their son and the family cat, Buffy the Vermin Slayer.Review:
Praise for Sarah Zettel: 'Powerful ! a strong and passionate vision' Time Out 'A triumph of storytelling ! rich, compelling and exciting' Amazon
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007158696
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2005-06-06, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0007158696 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0007158696