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In Legend Born
The mountainous island nation of Sileria has been ruled first by one foreign power and then another, always keeping the native population in a state of slavery. Josarian and his blood brother Tansen lead a revolution starting in the mountains and all the way to the capital city of Shaljir. With unusual allies, betrayal, and magic, they attempt to take back the country they love. ...
The Destroyer Goddess: In Fire Forged
Tor, Dec 2003, 27.95, 496 pp. ISBN: 0765308754 The Waterlords are the most powerful caste in Sileria because they magically control the scarce commodity water. With the Valdani conquerors defeated (see book one), the Waterlords betray the trust of the rebel leader Firebringer, have him assassinated, and begin charging exorbitant prices for their valuable sustenance desperately needed by a parched populace. Tansen the great warrior and Mirabar t...
The White Dragon
Tor, Jun 2003, 25.95, 494 pp. ISBN: 0312890567 After centuries of foreign tyranny, led by Josarin the Firebringer, the island people of Sileria have thrown out their alien masters the Valdani and gained freedom. To succeed at his endeavor, Josarian merged opposing groups into a force, but once victory was achieved, the band split into the bitter rivals they had been before the Firebringer united them. The termination of the confederation occurs...
Untouched by Man
Clowance Masterson has never really been good at anything, except research. She is a twenty-six year old virgin and thinks that she has no special skills or abilities. She already has two master's degrees, but is unsure what to do with her life so she has decided to go back to school and get her Ph.D. First, however, she has to persuade her adventurous grandfather to come home with her before the rest of her family finds out what he is up to. Clowance ma...

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