“Durgin has a remarkable gift for inventing unusual characters doing incredible things.”
Before there was Dun Lady’s Jess…
When Ehren’s sovereign and friend was killed, Ehren, First of the King’s Guard, was far away — sent on a wild goose chase by the First Level Ministry, whose number he now believes must contain at least one traitor.
When a First Level wizard orders him to stop searching for the assassins and instead to find and neutralize the dead king’s distant family, his suspicions deepen to near certainty.
And Ehren is determined to find those exiles – if only so that he may guard them with his life.
Other books in this series: Dun Lady’s Jess, Changespell, Changespell Legacy
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has nearly 40 published novels (MMPB, trade, and hardcover) and another 19 short pieces. Now available from the author, BARRENLANDS is a re-released Baen Fantasy: Magic, betrayal, and a twice-cursed exile--only one man's determination can untangle the deadly intrigue that binds them together. (Changespell Saga Prequel)
“Ms. Durgin knows full well the value of pacing as she exquisitely choreographs action and character development into a pleasing whole.”
“…Crisp, vivid imagery…the details sweep you off your feet and carry you away to another world…”
About the Author
Doranna Durgin is an award-winning author (the Compton Crook for Best First SF/F/H novel) whose quirky spirit has led to an extensive and eclectic publishing journey across genres, publishers, and publishing lines. Beyond that, she hangs around outside her Southwest mountain home with a Lipizzan gelding and highly accomplished competition dogs. She doesn't believe in mastering the beast within, but in channeling its power--for good or bad has yet to be decided! She says, “My books are SF/F, mystery, paranormal romance, & romantic suspense. My world is the Southwest, and my dogs are Beagles!” Doranna’s most recent releases encompass the three books of the Reckoners trilogy--a powerful ghostbuster raised by a spirit, her brilliantly eccentric backup team, a cat who isn't a cat, and a fiercely driven bounty hunter from a different dimension who brings them together when worlds collide. Along with a growing numer of originals, these Smashwords editions are author presentations of favorites once found on bookstore shelves.