no parentage and no future, has been raised knowing nothing outside
her ladyâ€™s chambers. Until Royce Capello, a visiting nobleman, is
struck by her ice-pale looks, and demands her as payment for the land
the family needs.
protest, Kara is sold and packed off for a life as a concubineâ€”until
a raiding party descends on Royceâ€™s company and sheâ€™s kidnapped
for the second time in as many days.
Kara will be alone in the world, inexperienced and fearing even the
vast unfamiliar sky. But one raider gives her a choiceâ€”and a magic
mirror appears to show her where each path will leadâ€¦
her protector Raven and journey with his performing troupe, competing
for his mercurial affections.
raidersâ€™ settlement, and return to Royceâ€™s manor, chattel among
the settlement, bound to firm, silent Caine, who is as gentle as he
is staid and inscrutable.
turn to affect far more than she could have guessed, tangling the
bitter with the sweetâ€”and Kara must choose which consequences she
can live withâ€¦
her king was reluctant to marry her, whatever the negotiations had
arranged. But she never expected to find handsome, arrogant King
Rowan obsessed with his stepsister instead. And before she can
determine what course to take, she overhears her greatest ally
plotting to murder the princess.
quicklyâ€”and live with whatever chaos results. As the assassin hunts
his prey, a magic mirror appears to show Olivia the three paths that
open before her . . .
only a moment, the princess will dieâ€”and she will become queen.
help, she will gain great powerâ€”but she must also thrust away her
the murder herself, she will know love and contentmentâ€”but her
whole country will suffer.
each path, her wits and courage will be tested as she fights to
protect her people, her friends, and her heart. And deciding which to
follow will be far from easy . . .
Dark Glass Novel Book 1
birthday, Megan of Chaumont discovers sheâ€™ll be sold as a bride to
the brutish Volodane familyâ€”within hours. Her father grants only
that she may choose which one of the ruthless, grasping lord’s three
sons she weds:
stern, ambitious, and loyal?
second son: sympathetic, sly, and rebellious?
youngest: bitter, brooding, and proud?
Megan flees the welcome dinner for her in-laws-to-be, she finds an
enchanted mirror that will display how her life unrolls with each
man, as if she were living it out in a breath. But there is no smooth
â€œhappily ever afterâ€ in her choices.
joys and agonies, intrigues and escapes await her in a remote,
ramshackle keep, where these rough but complex men reveal one side
and then another of their jagged charactersâ€”and bring forth new
aspects of Megan, too. But the decisions of one teenaged
marriage-pawn reverberate much farther than any of them have guessed
. . .
the New York Times bestselling author of The Mist-Torn Witches
series. She is the co-author (with husband J.C.) of the Noble Dead
Saga. She holds a masterâ€™s degree in composition/rhetoric from the
University of Idaho and currently teaches writing for Umpqua
Community College. She and J.C. live in a quirky two-level townhouse
just south of Portland, Oregon.
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