Acair of Ceangail, still dodging his reputation as notorious black mage, has undertaken the ultimate quest: ridding the world of a terrible dark magic while using no magic of his own. But he never bargained on complications, especially not having to safeguard his beautiful companion, Leirsinn. Leirsinn simply wants to do what needs to be done - find the makers of various spells and rescue her grandfather. But walking side-by-side with Acair brings a terrible revelation about the magic she needs, and what price it will exact from her soul...
Lynn Kurland is the New York Times bestselling author of Ever My Love, Stars in Your Eyes, Dreams of Lilacs, All for You, and the Novels of the Nine Kingdoms, as well as numerous other novels and short stories.
Praise for New York Times bestselling author Lynn Kurland "One of romance's finest writers."--The Oakland Press
"Both powerful and sensitive...A wonderfully rich and rewarding book."--Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"An enchanting, vibrant story."--Kirkus Reviews
"A superbly crafted, sweetly romantic tale."--Booklist
"[Kurland] weaves stories with a magic that could only be conjured from dreams."--The Reading Cafe
Praise for New York Times bestselling author Lynn Kurland "One of romance's finest writers."-- The Oakland Press "Both powerful and sensitive...A wonderfully rich and rewarding book."--Susan Wiggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author
The bestselling saga continues as a reluctant hero and a stable maid persist on their journey to save the Nine Kingdoms from evil.
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The latest in novel set in the magical and romantic world of the Nine Kingdoms, hugely popular with readers. Lynn Kurland is a New York Times bestselling author, best known for her Scottish time travel romances. Believable characters inhabit an enchanting world filled with dashing chivalry, daring swordplay, and dazzling spells. Perfect for both fantasy and romance readers.
Here, the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author continues her "Nine Kingdoms" series with Acair of Ceangail determined to wipe out some dark magic without using magic of his own (he has a bad rep as a black mage). His companion, L