A Young Woman Is Both A Bard And A Warrior In This Thrilling Historical Fantasy From The Author Of The Sevenwaters NovelsEighteen Year Old Liobhan Is A Powerful Singer And An Expert Whistle Player Her Brother Has A Voice To Melt The Hardest Heart, And A Rare Talent On The Harp But Liobhan S Burning Ambition Is To Join The Elite Warrior Band On Swan Island She And Her Brother Train There To Compete For Places, And Find Themselves Joining A Mission While Still Candidates Their Unusual Blend Of Skills Makes Them Ideal For This Particular Job, Which Requires Going Undercover As Traveling Minstrels For Swan Island Trains Both Warriors And SpiesTheir Mission To Find And Retrieve A Precious Harp, An Ancient Symbol Of Kingship, Which Has Gone Mysteriously Missing If The Instrument Is Not Played At The Upcoming Coronation, The Candidate Will Not Be Accepted And The People Could Revolt Faced With Plotting Courtiers And Tight Lipped Druids, An Insightful Storyteller, And A Boorish Crown Prince, Liobhan Soon Realizes An Otherworld Power May Be Meddling In The Affairs Of The Kingdom When Ambition Clashes With Conscience, Liobhan Must Make A Bold Decision And Is Faced With A Heartbreaking Choice
Juliet Marillier was born in Dunedin, New Zealand and grew up surrounded by Celtic music and stories Her own Celtic Gaelic roots inspired her to write her first series, the Sevenwaters Trilogy Juliet was educated at the University of Otago, where she majored in music and languages, graduating BA and Bachelor of Music Hons Her lifelong interest in history, folklore and mythology has had a major influence on her writing.Juliet is the author of twenty one historical fantasy novels for adults and young adults, as well as a book of short fiction Juliet s novels and short stories have won many awards Juliet lives in a 110 year old cottage in a riverside suburb of Perth, Western Australia When not writing, she tends to her small pack of rescue dogs She also has four adult children and eight grandchildren Juliet is a member of the druid order OBOD the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids.
- Kindle Edition
- 464 pages
- The Harp of Kings
- Juliet Marillier
- 19 April 2017 Juliet Marillier