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I am Mordred
Mordred is the boy who is planning to kill his father, King Arthur, and everyone knows about him. King Arthur decided to try to kill him by sending him out to sea along with many other babies right after he was born, but a fisherswife found him and took him in. He lived with the fisherswife and her family for a long time, not knowing anything about his destiny. Then one day Nyneve, a sorceress who wanted to keep him alive decided to take him to hi...
Plumage
Plumage is the story of a divorced woman, who goes to work at a hotel, and is swept into a alternate 'world' of magic where she learns to express herself and be the woman she has forgotten how to be. Supporting cast characters include a drag queen, her slimey ex-husband AND Robin Hood! ...
Sable Moon
Prince Trevyn hates Gwern, the weird boy who suddenly turns up one day. He does not know why his parents Alan and Lysse take him into their castle. HIs hatred causes him to run away where he meets Wael for the first time, Wael is a god that inhabits the bodies of wolves and is attacking villages. Trevyn turns up in a villiage just in time to save Meg, a village girl whom he quickly falls in love with. Wael has other ideas as he lures Trevyn over the ...
The Black Beast
Tirell is a Prince whose father is forcing to marry against his will. The first part of the story is told from the point of view of his younger brother Frain as the two of them run away from their father. They journey over "the wall" to Acheron where they encounter the beautiful and mystical Shamarra and the Black beast. Tirell vows revenge on his father for killing his love and the second part of the book is told from the viewpoint of his ally Fraban...

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The Silver Sun
Hal is the son of a tyrannical ruler, the end product of a dynasty that took the land by force seven generations ago. He discovers morals in himself which prevent him from following the tradition of rule by force. After being tortured, he sets out to cross the kingdom in search of forces to aid him in ruling justly when he ascends the throne, because most of the lords are cruel and would overthrow him if they learned of his policies. On his journey, h...
The White Hart
Bevan, son of a powerful being, is down in the mortal realm where he falls for Ellid, the betrothed of Prince Cuin, setting up a rivalry between the two. Once Bevan proves his intentions to rid the world of Pel Blagden, Cuin comes round and they agree to put aside their petty differences. They recover the legendary magical sword of Hau Ferddas and must destroy Corradel Orre, the cauldron of Pel Blagden's power, but doing so will also doom Bevan to a mo...


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