The King's Peace

The King's Peace

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Baker & Taylor
Sulian ap Gwien, a powerful woman warrior, joins King Urdo, the legendary lord of Caer Tanaga in order to help him unite the realm, and quickly finds herself becoming one of the King's most trusted allies. A first novel. 40,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
Sulien ap Gwien was seventeen when the Jarnish raiders came. Had she been armed when they found her, she could have taken them all. As it was, it took six of them to subdue her. She will never forgive them.

Thus begins her story--a story that takes her back to her family, with its ancient ties to the Vincan empire that once ruled in Tir Tanagiri, and forward to Caer Tanaga, where the greatest man of his time, King Urdo, struggles to bind together the squabbling nobles and petty princes into a unified force that will drive out the barbarian invader and restore the King's Peace.

Ringing with the clash of arms and the songs of its people, rich with high magic and everyday life, The King's Peace begins an epic of great deeds and down-to-earth people, told in language with the strength and flexibility of sharpened steel.


Holtzbrinck
Sulian ap Gwien was seventeen when the Jarnish raiders came. Had she been armed when they found her, she could have taken them all. As it was, it took six of them to subdue her. She will never forgive them.

Thus begins her story--a story that takes her back to her family, with its ancient ties to the Vincan empire that once ruled in Tir Tanagiri, and forward to Caer Tanaga, where the greatest man of his time, King Urdo, struggles to bind together the squabbling nobles and petty princes into a unified force that will drive out the barbarian invader and restore the King's Peace.

Ringing with the clash of arms and the songs of its people, rich with high magic and everyday life, The King's Peace begins an epic of great deeds and down-to-earth people, told in language with the strength and flexibility of sharpened steel.


Blackwell North Amer
Sulien ap Gwien was seventeen when the Jarnish raiders came. Had she been armed when they found her, she could have taken them all. As it was, it took six of them to subdue her. She will never forgive them.
Thus begins her story - a story that takes her back to her family, with its ancient ties to the Vincan empire that once ruled in Tir Tanagiri, and forward to Caer Tanaga, where the greatest man of his time, King Urdo, struggles to bind together the squabbling nobles and petty princes into a unified force that will drive out the barbarian invader and restore the King's Peace.
King Urdo will change Sulien's life. She will see him for what he is: the greatest hope the country has. And he will see her for what she is: the greatest warrior of her day. Together they will fight and suffer for an age of the world, for the things that the world always needs and which never last.

Baker
& Taylor

Sulian ap Gwien, a powerful woman warrior, joins King Urdo, the legendary lord of Caer Tanaga, in order to help him unite the realm, and quickly finds herself becoming one of the King's most trusted allies.

Publisher: New York : Tor, 2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312872298
0312872291
Branch Call Number: SF WALTON
Characteristics: 416 p. ; 24 cm

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Suzanne_Library
Dec 14, 2012

Readers who like Elizabeth Moon's "Paksenarian" series will enjoy this Arthurian re-mix and its warrior-woman protagonist

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Jun 21, 2011

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