Star of the Morning

A Novel of the Nine Kingdoms

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Neroche's kingdom is threatened by the darkness of an evil Black Mage- and all hope lies in the legend of two magical swords. Miach, the archmage of Neroche, carries one. And he's found a Wielder for the other in Morgan, a young woman and feared mercenary herself. Now, Miach must choose between endangering the woman who has captured his heart, and defending the kingdom he's sworn to protect.
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Om forfatteren

Lynn Kurland is the USA Today bestselling author of Stardust of Yesterday, A Dance Through Time, This Is All I Ask, The Very Thought of You, Another Chance to Dream, The More I See You, and If I Had You. She is also a contributor to The Christmas Cat, Christmas Spirits, Veils of Time, Opposites Attract, and A Knight’s Vow anthologies. A full-time writer, she lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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Utgiver
Penguin
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Publisert
7. des. 2010
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Sider
336
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ISBN
9781101445808
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Språk
engelsk
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Sjangere
Fiksjon / Fantasy / Epic
Fiksjon / Romantikk / Fantasy
Skjønnlitteratur / Science fiction / Action og eventyr
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