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The King's Bastard : Rowena Cory Daniells
The King's Bastard
Pages: 640
ISBN (Mobi): 9781849971799
ISBN (Epub): 9781849971782
ISBN (Print): 9781907519000
Published: 29 Jun 2010

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Read the first novel in The Chronicles of King Rolen's Kin, the bestselling fantasy series from Rowena Cory Daniells and Solaris Books!

Only seven minutes younger than Rolencia's heir, Byren has never hungered for the throne. He laughs when a seer predicts that he will kill his twin. But the royal heir resents Byren's growing popularity. Across the land the untamed magic of the gods wells up out of the earth's heart. It sends exotic creatures to stalk the wintry nights and it twists men's minds, granting them terrible visions. Those so touched are sent to the Abbey to control their gift, or die. At King Rolen's court enemies plot to take his throne, even as secrets within his own household threaten to tear his family apart.

Political intrigue and magic combine in this explosive first book in an exciting new fantasy trilogy.
About The Author : Rowena Cory Daniells
Rowena Cory Daniells has been involved in Speculative Fiction for over thirty years -- as a reader and fan, independent press, graphic artist, bookshop owner and writer. She is published in both children and adults’ fiction. Her award winning fantasy trilogy ‘The Last T’En’ was published in Australia, the US and Germany. She also writes short stories, which have appeared in magazines and anthologies including ‘Dreaming Downunder’ which won World Best Fantasy, and ‘Dreaming Again’. Her agent is John Jarrold. Rowena has a Masters in Arts Research and has taught creative writing to all ages. Over the years, she has served on the management committees of national genre awards, and several state and national Arts Organisations. She lives by the bay with her husband and varying combinations of her 6 children as they come and go. In her spare time she has devoted five years to studying each of these martial arts, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido and Iaido, the art of the Samurai sword. With The Chronicles of King Rolen’s Kin, Rowena set out to write the kind of book that you curl up with on a Saturday afternoon after a hard week. She hopes you have as much fun reading the trilogy as she had writing it.