The Queen in Winter
From four of today's most imaginative authors come four stories of love as pure as the driven snow that will warm the coldest of hearts. USA Today bestselling author Claire Delacroix delivers an enchanting tale of a gifted seer who receives a vision of a man whom she was not meant to marry, but... show more
From four of today's most imaginative authors come four stories of love as pure as the driven snow that will warm the coldest of hearts. USA Today bestselling author Claire Delacroix delivers an enchanting tale of a gifted seer who receives a vision of a man whom she was not meant to marry, but was meant to love. USA Today bestselling author Lynn Kurland spins a story of a mortal man and an elven woman who endure both the mundane and the magical in their quest to remain together. Award-winning author Sharon Shinn writes of a brave young woman who saves her sister's magically- gifted child, only to receive an unexpected gift of her own. And newcomer Sarah Monette's romantic novella tells of a warrior maiden trapped in a deadly storm with the only man she ever wanted, whose scars she must heal if he is ever to want her.
Publish date: February 7th 2006
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Twelve Houses (#1)
This is a prequel novella (0.25) to the Nine Kingdoms series. Symon of Neroche is sitting in his home, which is more of a hunting lodge, contemplating the problems from the north of his kindgom when in walks an unexpected guest. An elf, banished from his homeland, comes asking for help in rescuing...
I honestly wasn't too impressed with this anthology. Lynn Kurland's story was good, but nowhere near her best. While I loved finding out what happened to the two sisters that Senneth saved in Sharon Shinn's "Mystic and Rider", the story turned out to be ok. It wasn't very exciting for me. I hated th...
Check out my reviews at http://thewindowseat13.blogspot.com/ The first Nine Kingdoms novella is A Whisper of Spring and it was published as part of the anthology The Queen in Winter. One of the things I like about this story is that it gives you a lot more background in the ancestors of many of the ...
as with every anthology book you have your favorites. However, I rec this book :)