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Caught In Crystal
Kyle was living a very happylife as an normal person after leaving the Sisterhood. But when a job she left undone fifteen years ago comes back to haunt her, she must help fix the harm it's done, and decide if she wants to go back to the only family she'd ever known....
Dealing With Dragons
Tired of the boring and stereotypical life, Princess Cimorene escapes from a marriage with an empty-headed prince and goes to live with the dragons in the Mountains of Morning. Upon arrival, the spunky princess makes friends with her dragon, Kazul, as well as other people such as the Princess Alianora and the Witch Morwen. She settles into an enjoyable new life and executes her duties as a dragon's princess perfectly. The smart Cimorene soon notices t...
Magician's Ward
Magician's Ward is the sequel to Mairelon the Magician. The central character is still Kim, the street thief Mairelon picked up in the first book, although Kim is no longer a street thief. At the end of Mairelon the Magician, it was discovered that Kim has the potential to become a magician. Mairelon takes her as his ward, and she begins her apprenticeship, which, to her dismay, involves being introduced to London Society and dealing with Mairelon's a...
Mairelon the Magician
Kim is just an ordinary street thief in London. A rich gentleman hires her to spy on a street magician. Fortunately, the magician (Mairelon) is understanding, and ends up taking her with him, and beginning her education. She becomes caught up in his quest to recover the rest of the Saltash Set, a stolen set of magical silver dishes that Mairelon has been accused of taking, and while doing so, learns a lot about herself. ...

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Searching for Dragons
This is book 2 of the Enchanted Forest Chronicles. Mendanbar, the King of the Enchanted Forest, plays hooky one day and goes for a stroll to the Green Glass pool. He finds a section of the forest destroyed—-apparently by dragons. Perturbed, Mendanbar visits Morwen for advice. Morwen counsels him to pay a visit to Kazul, the King of the Dragons. So Mendanbar retrieves his magical sword from the castle armory, and sets out for the Mountains of Morni...
Shadow Magic
Alethia is the daughter of the lord of Brenn, a border city threatened by a Lithmern invasion. The Lithmern succeed in kidnapping her, but she's rescued by magic -- and in the process, she and her friends discover that the Lithmern have raised the dark magical powers of the Shadow-born, and have become controlled by them. Alethia and her friends journey through the mountains to the city of the Shee, where they gain allies in the fight against the Lithmer...
Snow White and Rose Red
Snow White and Rose Red is the fantastic retelling of the Grimm fairy tale by Wrede in a Victorian setting just outside the village Mortlak only a mile from the Thames. The Fairie Queen is convinced to ban the eldest of her half mortal sons from traveling to the mortal world by a human hating lady in waiting, when her beloved youngest son, Hugh is transformed into a beast and must be cast forth from Fairie. His brother John defies the Queen's law to fi...
Talking to Dragons - Enchanted Forest Chronicles 4
Daystar has lived all his life with his mother in a cottage on the edge of the Enchanted Forest. But when one day a wizard comes to his house, he is sent by his mother on a journey with some strange sword. Little does he know that this is the magic sword that belonged to the Rulers of the enchanted forest, and he is the rightful heir!...
The Harp of Imach Thyssel
Emereck is a minstrel traveling with his friend Flindaran, the son of a nobleman. While riding through the forest on their way to visit Flindaran's home, they hear mysterious snatches of unearthly music; and on following it, they discover Castle Windsong and the legendary Harp of Imach Thyssel. Aganst his better judgement, Flindaran is drawn to the instrument, and takes it with him, intending to give it to the Minstrels' Guild for safekeeping. But the...
The Raven Ring
Eleret's mother, a soldier, dies in the battlefield. Eleret travels to the city of Ciaron to collect her belongings. She finds out that she has inherited this silver ring with a black stone. Suddenly, everyone want to kill her and steal the ring, and she has to find out why....


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