Hulde is a queen's daughter and lives in a palace. But her life is lonely. Growing up atop the glass mountain, she knows only her violent and autocratic mother and a household of terrified servants.
Then a white bear named Rune comes to visit, and Hulde learns what kindness is.
But the queen has a plan for Hulde. When she turns 16, she will wed the most beautiful man in all the world. Hulde has never met her intended husband, and her mother refuses to explain the arrangement. Hulde becomes desperate to find out more and seeks the help of a magic mirror. Perhaps someone is coming to her rescue.
On her wedding day, Hulde's existence is turned upside down. For the first time she leaves the glass mountain behind, setting out to be as brave as the heroines in her beloved storybook.
The journey will test Hulde to the limit. Can she overcome her fears and take control of her own life?
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About the Author
Born in New Zealand in 1948, Juliet Marillier is the author of the Blackthorn & Grim series of historical fantasy novels, including the books Tower of Thorns and Dreamer’s Pool. She also wrote the Sevenwaters series, including Flame of Sevenwaters and Seer of Sevenwaters. Her novels and short stories have won numerous awards. Active in the field of animal rescue, she shares her Australian home with a small pack of waifs and strays.