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The Pages of the Mind (The Uncharted Realms #1) (Paperback)
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Other Books in Series
This is book number 1 in the The Uncharted Realms series.
- #2: The Edge of the Blade (The Uncharted Realms #2) (Paperback): $9.95
- #3: The Shift of the Tide (Uncharted Realms #3) (Paperback): $15.99
- #4: The Arrows of the Heart (Uncharted Realms #4) (Paperback): $15.99
- #5: The Fate of the Tala: The Uncharted Realms Book 5 (Paperback): $15.99
- #6: The Dragons of Summer: A Twelve Kingdoms Novella (Uncharted Realms #6) (Paperback): $6.99
An Orphan's Throne
Magic has broken free over the Twelve Kingdoms. The population is beset by shapeshifters and portents, landscapes that migrate, uncanny allies who are not quite human…and enemies eager to take advantage of the chaos.
Dafne Mailloux is no adventurer--she's a librarian. But the High Queen trusts Dafne's ability with languages, her way of winnowing the useful facts from a dusty scroll, and even more important, the subtlety and guile that three decades under the thumb of a tyrant taught her.
Dafne never thought to need those skills again. But she accepts her duty. Until her journey drops her into the arms of a barbarian king. He speaks no tongue she knows but that of power, yet he recognizes his captive as a valuable pawn. Dafne must submit to a wedding of alliance, becoming a prisoner-queen in a court she does not understand. If she is to save herself and her country, she will have to learn to read the heart of a wild stranger. And there are more secrets written there than even Dafne could suspect…
Praise for The Mark of the Tala
"Magnificent…a richly detailed fantasy world." --RT Book Reviews, 4½ stars, Top Pick
"Well written and swooningly romantic." --Library Journal, starred review
About the Author
Jeffe Kennedy is an award-winning author with a writing career that spans decades. She lives in Santa Fe, with two Maine Coon cats, a border collie, plentiful free-range lizards and a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Jeffe can be found online at JeffeKennedy.com, or every Sunday at the popular Word Whores blog.