Overview

Young rebel composer Amaru Khassian flees from religious persecution to peaceful Tourmalise. Crippled by horrible burns, he can no longer write down his stirring, seditious music – until he meets Orial, a girl with a unique gift that enables her to “hear” the sounds in other people’s minds.

Khassian’s music could inspire his countrymen to overthrow their oppressors. But there is a price on the young composer’s head, and it’s not long before ...
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Songspinners

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Overview

Young rebel composer Amaru Khassian flees from religious persecution to peaceful Tourmalise. Crippled by horrible burns, he can no longer write down his stirring, seditious music – until he meets Orial, a girl with a unique gift that enables her to “hear” the sounds in other people’s minds.

Khassian’s music could inspire his countrymen to overthrow their oppressors. But there is a price on the young composer’s head, and it’s not long before Acir Korentan, an agent of the brutal regime in Allegonde that has tried to repress Khassian’s music, tracks him down.

Now Orial is in danger too – and not just from the fanatical agents from Allegonde. As antiquarians uncover mysterious traces of an ancient civilisation in Tourmalise, she begins to suffer disturbing and revelatory visions. The excavations may reveal the true purpose of her gift – but is her sanity too great a price to pay? Can Orial use her gift to save Khassian and his people before it drives her mad?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016621463
  • Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/4/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 906,463
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

‘Thursday’s Child has Far to Go.’ Sarah was born on a Thursday and she still likes to think that means there’s a lot more mileage in her yet, particularly when it comes to her first love, writing.

Staying at home when her two sons were small, Sarah started writing again and her first short story was published in 1992. Her first novel ‘Moths to a Flame’ came out in 1995 from Orion; seven other fantasy novels and various short stories for ‘Interzone’ have followed.

Sarah has taught music most of her life and has just retired from running a primary school library for seventeen years to move back with her husband to Bath where she grew up.

She also reviews manga and anime – another passion! – for various online magazines and her latest novel ‘Tide Dragons’ (recently completed) is based around a Japanese legend. Her dream? To see one of her stories brought to life as a manga or anime…
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