Bretagne, 880 AD
Alain, the bastard son of the witch of Dead Ox Wood, only dreamt of wielding the magic of the ley lines until the day when a mad spirit threatens his life, and he pierces the barrier... More > to reach his hidden talent. But his new-found skills do not lead to the prosperity of his dreams. Instead, they place him on a path to a destiny he never imagined.
Alain is thrust into the center of a centuries-long battle for power over the Lands of Men. Is he the mage foretold by ages past? Is he the Fair One? His talent draws enemies and allies alike, and pits him against the most powerful mages of this world, and of the next!
In this engrossing novel, the author of the Fallen Cloud Saga and Dreams of the Desert Wind, creates an exciting alternate world that blends magic and politics, myth and history. The Dark Ages come alive with depth and honesty, taking the reader on a journey filled with prophecy, magic, and twists of fate.< Less
Bretagne, 884 AD
Alain was once only the bastard son of the Delphine of Dead Ox Wood, but fate and prophecy intervened. Now, he has deposed his blood-father and taken his place, but he is also the... More > fabled Fair One, foretold for centuries by Fair Folk and Men alike.
The Fair Folk see Alain as their salvation, the man who will bring them back from the Summerland to rule the Lands of Men, but to the mages of Bretagne, he is the Undoer, destroyer of the world.
But Alain cares nothing for this. He wants to unite Bretagne and forge a nation, for the true danger is not the Fair Folk or mages, but the Frankish Empire to the east.
Or so he believes...
This is the concluding volume of the Ploughman Chronicles, the story begun in Ploughman's Son. In it, Kurt R.A. Giambastiani, author of the Fallen Cloud Saga and Dreams of the Desert Wind, has created an exciting alternate world that blends magic and politics, myth and history.< Less
How far would you go to save your life?
Would you go to the ends of the earth?
Now, how far would you go to save the one you love? Would you go to the ends of time?
Hamish and Odette don't know... More > it, but their 10th anniversary is going to be a pivotal night in their already rocky marriage. Dying, it turns out, is a bad way to end an evening, but it's just the beginning of their problems.
Unraveling Time sweeps back and forth through history, from Ancient Greece to modern Iraq, from Roman Alexandria to present-day Seattle. Hamish and Odette fight to regain what is rightfully theirs: their marriage, their lives, and their very future, all stolen from them by rogue minds, hungry for stolen lives.
But how do you fight such creatures?
How do you fight something that has an eternity to prepare?< Less