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The Flower of Clear Burning
Novel Books, Nov 2002, 271 pp. ISBN 1591050264 Hillkirk is a quiet, relatively safe town that lies in the eastern part of the realm. Theresa Winered is a married woman stifling from the confines of her position. Hanoli, a barmaid, tries to keep her dignity in her squalid existence. Valla is the local midwife respected for her knowledge of herbal medicine. An unstoppable plague is sweeping is on the from the southlands. At the same time a...