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In a tale set in a future America where electricity has vanished and people have developed unusual powers, teen prospector Ross ignites a war between "pureblood" humans and humans... Read more
In a tale set in a future America where electricity has vanished and people have developed unusual powers, teen prospector Ross ignites a war between "pureblood" humans and humans with powers. By the award-winning author of The Spy Princess. Simultaneous eBook.
Sherwood Smith (www.sherwoodsmith.net) is the author of many fantasy novels for teenagers and adults, including Crown Duel and the Mythopoiec Award Finalist The Spy Princess. Rachel Manija Brown (www.rachelmanijabrown.com) is the author of the memoir All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: An American Misfit in India. They both live in Southern California.
Exiled from his kingdom, Inda returns home when he discovers that his homeland is about to be invaded and is pressed into service as the king's "royal shield arm" to defend his country against its most powerful and ancient enemy. Reprint.
In this sequel to Lhind the Thief, Lhind has gone from castoffs to silks, back alleys to palace halls?and is not having an easy time of it. That's before she's snatched by an angry prince she'd robbed twice, who is determined to turn her over to the enemy who frightens her most, the sinister Emperor Jardis Dhes-Andis.When her own dear Hlanan comes to rescue her, it's Lhind who has to do the...
"Generations after an unknown Change eliminated electricity and gave people unusual powers, the Southern Californian town of Las Anclas must deal with the consequences when a teenage prospector comes to stay"--
Welcome back to Las Anclas, a frontier town in the post-apocalyptic Wild West. In Las Anclas, the skull-faced sheriff possesses superhuman strength, the doctor can speed up time, and the squirrels can teleport sandwiches out of your hands.
Lhind has been on the run all her life. Stealing what she needs, using magic for disguise, she never stays anywhere long. Lhind even has secrets from herself, for she has few memories, and those are troubling. But life is good until she gets caught by Rajanas the warrior-prince, Thianra the bard, and Hlanan the scribe. And that's when adventure begins, because someone very powerful wants them all...
Only Inda's fame is strong enough to inspire all the squabbling kingdoms to unite and raise a mighty force to protect the strait and repel the Venn. King Evred has also ordered Inda to take over the strait once the battle is won, but Inda, a former pirate, knows that this is a very bad idea. Now Inda must choose between obeying his liege or committing treason.
The first summer of peace brings Wren on her weekly visit to the young Queen Teressa, where she encounters the derisive, upsetting Hawk Rhiscarlan riding in! Wren races to warn Teressa, only to discover that he's expected, which causes the girls' first argument. Tyron gives Wren a chance to leave Meldreth by sending her on a new journeymage project?to find Connor, who had wandered off to the...
In 1799 all of Europe is at war. In Palermo, 16-year-old singer-in-training Anna Maria Ludovisi is married by her dying father to Captain Henry Duncannon, the perennial bachelor. Minutes after the wedding, he sets sail. The threat of French invasion causes Anna to flee to Paris. At the end of the revolution, Napoleon Bonaparte is transforming France; Anna must transform herself into a professional...
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