Beneath the Canyons

Kyra Halland
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Gunslingers and cowgirls in a world of magic...

Silas Vendine is a mage and a bounty hunter, on the hunt for renegade mages in the sparsely-settled Wildings. When he rides into the town of Bitterbush Springs on the trail of strange, dark magic, he lands in the middle of a deadly feud - and discovers that a local rancher's daughter is hiding a dangerous secret.

Lainie Banfrey has been taught all her life that mages are unnatural creatures with no heart and no soul. If anyone finds out that she has magical powers, she could end up on the wrong end of a hanging rope. But when a gunslinger shows up searching for the man who has brought Lainie's hometown to the brink of open warfare and asks her to help him, she learns that they share the same secret, and agrees.

As they find themselves falling for each other - an attraction forbidden by the strict laws of the Mage Council - Silas and Lainie must stop the renegade who is tearing Bitterbush Springs apart before the dark power he has unearthed destroys everyone who makes the Wildings their home.

Discover the wonder and mystery of the Wildings in this western-inspired fantasy series filled with magic, adventure, and romance. Contains language, violence, and mild to moderate sensual content.
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About the author

Beginning with the Prydain books by Lloyd Alexander and the Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula K. Leguin, Kyra Halland has always loved fantasy. She has also always loved a good love story. Years ago, as a new stay-at-home mom, she finally decided to combine those two loves - like chocolate and peanut butter! - by writing the kinds of romantic fantasy novels she wanted to read.

Complicated but honorable heroes; heroines who are strong, smart, and feminine; magic, romance, and adventure; and excursions into the dark corners of life and human nature mixed with a dash of offbeat humor - all of these make up Kyra Halland's worlds. She is excited to share those worlds with readers, who she hopes will enjoy her stories and characters as much as she does.

Kyra Halland lives in southern Arizona. She has a very patient husband, two less-patient cats, and two young adult sons. Besides writing, she enjoys scrapbooking and anime, and she wants to be a crazy cat lady when she grows up.

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Kyra Halland
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Nov 3, 2014
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Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Fantasy / General
Fiction / Westerns
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