To Ride Hell's Chasm

To Ride Hell's Chasm

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by Janny Wurts
     
 

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An epic fantasy standalone novel from the author of the stunning Wars of Light and Shadow series. When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue.When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue. Two warriors are

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An epic fantasy standalone novel from the author of the stunning Wars of Light and Shadow series. When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue.When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue. Two warriors are charged with recovering the distraught king's beloved daughter. Taskin, Commander of the Royal Guard, whose icy competence and impressive life-term as the Crown's right-hand man command the kingdom's deep-seated respect; and Mykkael, the rough-hewn newcomer who has won the post of Captain of the Garrison – a scarred veteran with a deadly record of field warfare, whose 'interesting' background and foreign breeding are held in contempt by court society.As the princess's trail vanishes outside the citadel's gates, anxiety and tension escalate. Mykkael's investigations lead him to a radical explanation for the mystery, but he finds himself under suspicion from the court factions. Will Commander Taskin's famous fair-mindedness be enough to unravel the truth behind the garrison captain's dramatic theory: that the resourceful, high-spirited princess was not taken by force, but fled the palace to escape a demonic evil?

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‘Astonishingly original and compelling… A gifted creator of wonder’RAYMOND E. FEIST‘It ought to be illegal for one person to have so much talent’STEPHEN DONALDSON‘A fascinating fantasy tale set in a delightful world’ Dreamwatch‘One to skive off work for’ Starburst‘Full of intriguing characters, dark magic, courage and mystery. Janny Wurts has created a masterpiece!’ Alien Online
Publishers Weekly
The disappearance of a high-minded princess before her betrothal banquet has unexpected repercussions for the kingdom of Sessalie. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007101115
Publisher:
HarperCollins UK
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
415,079
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.30(d)

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From the Publisher
‘Astonishingly original and compelling… A gifted creator of wonder’RAYMOND E. FEIST‘It ought to be illegal for one person to have so much talent’STEPHEN DONALDSON‘A fascinating fantasy tale set in a delightful world’ Dreamwatch‘One to skive off work for’ Starburst‘Full of intriguing characters, dark magic, courage and mystery. Janny Wurts has created a masterpiece!’ Alien Online

Meet the Author

Janny Wurts is the author of the Cycle of Fire series, co-author of the worldwide bestselling Empire series with Raymond E. Feist, and is currently working through the Wars of Light and Shadow series. She often paints her own covers and is also an expert horsewoman, sailor, musician and archer.

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