Daughter of the Empire Author:Raymond E. Feist & Janny Wurts Murder and magic encircle the world of Kelewan, where a valiant girl leads her people through ancient terrors and peril--and discovers her own womanhood. She is Mara, Ruling Lady of the Acoma, who in her heroic struggle for survival must battle powerful houses, strike deals with sinister rebel warriors, and forge a treaty with the cho-ja, a rac... more »e of alien insectoids.
But in order to restore her house to preeminence, Mara must bravely trade her heart for power as she marries the son of an enemy--all the while plotting his death. It is this bold and desperate gamble that may enable her to triumph over assassination and betrayal--until the day when she will be forced to confront her most dangerous foe . . . in his own stronghold.« less