The Sword Of Winter Author:Marta Randall The Lord of the land lay dying, and chaos thundered through a perilous realm ... — To the outlands of the icy, windswept province came the Rider, Lyeth, the high Castle's mantled newsbearer, proclaiming tiding at once grave and grand. — For the people's Lord -- their vicious, hated Lord -- lay wracked on his deathbed. — Now the Castle seethes with ... more »corruption and death as the pretenders to power fester in their mutual treacheries, murderous in their greed, blasphemous of their most inviolate oaths.
And the Rider herself, trapped in the thrall of grieved allegiances, must battle against the forces that would seize her country's hope, her honor. . . and her very life!« less