Homeward contains six connected stories set in the world of the Noble Dead Saga as taken from the "Homeward" collection in T·N·D·S: Tales from the world of the Noble Dead Saga. Follow the adventures and budding romance of Jan, a half-gypsy peasant turned vassal, and Julianna, the strong-willed young woman taken in by Jan's family.
In "The Keepers," Jan and his parents arrive at the keep above the village of Chemestúk, where Jan's father must become the vassal lord of the fiefdom. Determined to prevail, despite the place's dark reputation, they find the ugly rumors concerning the keep are all too true.
"The Reluctant Guardian" and "Captives" follow the terrors of civil war as Jan, Julianna, and those they love are faced with everything from military conscriptions to roaming gangs of violent deserters.
"Claws," "The Sleeping Curse," and "Silent Bells" take Jan and Julianna out on the open road with Jan's extended family of traveling gypsies. Amid encounters with shape-shifters, magic, curses, and intrigue, their feelings for each other deepen but grow more confusing. Will either one of them ever confess such feelings to the other?
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About the Author
Barb Hendee is the national best-selling co-author with her husband J.C. of the Noble Dead Saga. She is also the author of the Vampire Memories series, the Mist-Torn Witches series and the Dark Glass series. She has a master's degree in English and taught college for twelve years.
Born in the northwest, she later migrated to Idaho and then Colorado, but she missed the rain and the moss too much. She now lives south of Portland, Oregon with J.C. and their two young kitties, Ashes and Cinders. Visit her website at www.barbhendee.org.