A Cavern of Black Ice
Raif is a clansman from the far north while Ash is a foundling raised to the south in Spire Vanis. Together they must stop the evil forces that are building up inside of Ash. There are people in the land that want Raif dead for the truth that he knows and want Ash for her great power. ... A Fortress of Grey Ice
Tor, Aug 2003, 25.95, 672 pp.
Though they know this is probably their last stand as a people, the Sull prepare for war. Their only hope of defeating the overwhelmingly superior forces of the Endlords resides in their most sacred warrior the Reach, but Ash March is nowhere in sight, as she was not raised amidst her tribe.
Meanwhile Raif Sevrance remains a hunted outcast from his Clan Blackhail for accusing the new chief of arr... A Man Betrayed - The Book of Words 2
This is the second volume in the Book of Words trilogy (following The Baker's Boy and followed by Master and Fool).
Melli and Jack, fleeing for the second time from Castle Harvell, take refuge in a chicken coop. While Jack is taking a morning stroll in the snow to stretch his legs and bury the corpse of the Halcus man he's just killed to defend Melli, a group of soldiers kidnap the girl to sell her to a flesh-trader. On his way back to the coop, Jack ... Cavern of the Black Ice
Jones skillfully transports us to the chilly realm of warring clans, power-hungry rulers and ancient terrifying evil. Ralf Severance and his brother Drey are young clan brothers who find their father and their leader have been ambushed and murdered by the rival clan Bludd. Soon Ralf will suspect his leader foster son and new ruler of being involved with their deaths. Jones also introduces us Ash March who is haunted by strange voices that torment her whi...
Master and Fool - The Book of Words 3
This is the third and final volume of The Book of Words (after The Baker's Boy and A Man Betrayed).
In Bren, the duke has just been murdered on his wedding night. Thanks to Baralis, quickly the rumours spread, claiming that Tawl the duke's champion and former Knight of Valdis, is the assasin. He and Melli, now the duke's widow, have to flee and hide away, along with Maybor and a couple of guards.
About a month later, King Kylock, who is becoming mo... The Baker's Boy - The Book of Words 1
This is the first volume in The Book of Words trilogy (followed by A Man Betrayed, and Master and Fool).
At Castle Harvell, Jack, a thirteen-year-old orphan, is the baker's boy. Since he doesn't know how to read, the mischevious king's chancellor and sorcerer Baralis employs him as a blind scribe to copy the precious books of Tavalisk the Archbishop of Rorn's library. After five years of hard work and little sleep, Jack has secretly learnt how to deci... The Barbed Coil
The Barbed Coil is a stand-alone novel telling the story of Tessa McCamfrey, a young woman from san Diego.
One day, to flee her responsibilities, she takes her yellow Honda Civic and drives without stopping until she comes to a clearing in the Cleveland National Forest. There among the trees are piles of safe deposit boxes, and a intricate, mysterious golden ring. As she puts it on, she's transported into another, exotic world.
More exactly in Bay'...