By Dana Marton

"A marvelous epic fable ~ magical, compelling, and romantic!" Susan Mallery, long island instances bestselling author

"It's impressively effortless to develop into immersed in Marton's delusion international. Readers will locate it very unlikely to not care what occurs next..." Kirkus Review

An bold, vividly imagined epic fable. Marton has created a promising and immersive international that's, while, darkly brutal... the beauty of the author's imaginative and prescient can't be overlooked." RT publication Reviews


A maiden healer offered to barbarians.

A international of savage warlords and vicious concubines.

When old powers collide, can the slave retailer the area and the excessive lord's center?

"I ADORED.. (the hero). From his preliminary visual appeal and people light phrases of promise that no damage could come to...(the heroine), to his accepting demeanour of all that was once her, to his tenderness proven whilst a barrier for which he waited so patiently to fold used to be eventually crossed. He needs to be considered one of my favorite male opposite numbers i have learn shortly. LOVE him." Bookaroo-Ju Review

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For an individual who loved the delusion worlds of George Martin's video game of Thrones, C.L. Wilson's Lord of the Fading Lands, Elizabeth Vaughan's Warprize, or the memorably crafted healer heroines in Jean Auel's extended family of the Cave undergo and Diana Gabaldon's Outlander sequence, THE 3rd SCROLL is the subsequent epic experience to wander off in.

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Little laughter rang out over the nice corridor, in contrast to the evening prior to. darkish pressure thickened the air, the torches flickering as though getting ready to fail at any second. A relax touched me that I had now not felt the former evening. multiple servant pointed out the mist in passing. Batumar rose to depart early, with no bidding me to keep on with him, and once he left, the good corridor was once quick abandoned, all who had dined inside desirous to go back to their chambers. i used to be simply as desirous to succeed in mine. Having escaped the excessive Lord for the second one day, I grew hopeful that he merely sought after me as a healer. probably he merely housed me in excitement corridor since it stood empty, on hand. He had required not anything yet therapeutic of me all this time. i wanted to begin readying for extra of that immediately, earlier than my providers have been referred to as upon and he stuck me unprepared. “I shall desire an escort to the woodland tomorrow,” I advised Tilia, who used to be back feeding the fireplace in my chamber. Alarm flooded her coated face. “Lady Tera, the excessive Lord’s concubines by no means left the palace other than at his request and in his corporation. ” She bowed deep. So he had concubines some time past. I filed that ominous proposal away. “I am a healer. i'm going to desire a reliable offer of herbs. probably if I advised you what to seem for, you may deliver them to me. ” precise horror flooded her face then as she shook her head and threw herself to the ground, crying and protesting that I usually are not ask her to do this kind of negative factor. As i couldn't comprehend her ache and needed to reason not more, I despatched her away. while Leena got here, I sat patiently whereas she unlaced my gown. I had realized tight bodice was once so much uncomfortable for sound asleep, and in addition I knew what exertions went into the servants restoring a gown from a wrinkled kingdom. i'd relent and put on the evening rail, i made a decision. I feared that citing herb gathering may well misery Leena because it had Tilia. i might discover why the servants had such an aversion to herbs sooner than I mentioned that topic back. in its place, I requested a query that had shaped in my brain throughout the night meal. “Lord Karnagh turns out an esteemed visitor. How is it that he's now not provided a maiden? Does he now not take offense? ” “Such isn't really practiced at Karamur, my girl. No Maiden corridor right here. The excessive Lord doesn't maintain with some of the previous traditions. Lord Karnagh may have adequate girls able to hot his mattress might he merely ask. ” “He doesn't? ” “A Selorm he's. ” “A priest? ” I heard approximately such practices in far flung nations, males dedicating themselves to their gods and forswearing all ladies. “Nay, my woman. Selorm are his humans. diversified from us they're. yet one girl for each guy, and one guy for each girl for so long as they reside. ” “It is such between my own,” I informed her, starting to just like the guy much more. “Gets stranger, the story. ” Her hands by no means stopped relocating as she talked. “It is expounded that someday after Selorm men achieve manhood, they're beset by means of a strong urge to mate. they can not until eventually then, you notice. and so they don't opt for their friends within the universal approach, both.

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