Alexa, princess of Byzantium, was destined to rule with her devoted brother Marric until the evil forces cast dark magic on her and made her betray him. Thus Marric feels under assault and a usurper has seized the throneaand by means both magical and moral, defeated Alexa. Saved by warrior allies, Alexa has been taken to an unfamiliar northern land. Convinced of Marricas death, she is consumed by guiltaand fear. Even from afar, the usurperas power reaches out to trap her. Savage dreams terrorize her nights, prophecies of doom upset her days, and the fiery magic runs wild within her soul. Alexaas only hope lies amid the Druids of the distant Misty Isles. They alone can cleanse her of the darkness that infects her and teach her to use her powers well. But Alexa must learn more than just the secrets of the Druids, for within her hands and heart lie the very survival of Penilyn itself . . . and the fate of Byzantium.came the shout from on deck. Alexa leapt ... Beyond the island the rockfaces soared even higher, creating the deadly flume of rapids they must soon master. Some of ... Instead they bore themarkingaa black bear rampingin angeraof Jomsborg. ... Foran instant Alexaimagined another shapeatallerthan Audun, clad in white furasuperimposed overthe Aescir chieftain. ... The shadow that lumbered behind him was that of a man. ... This was Aescir magic, and no matterforher todabblein.
|Title||:||The Woman of Flowers|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2014-04-01|