Barb and J. C. Hendee live in a quirky little town near Portland, Oregon, with two geriatric and quite demanding cats. Barb’s short fiction has appeared in numerous genre magazines and anthologies. She is the author of the Vampire Memories series. J.C.’s poetry, nonfiction, and short fiction have also appeared in many genre magazines. The latest Noble Dead Saga Novels include A Wind in the Night, Between Their Worlds, Of Truth and Beasts, and Through Stone and Sea.
Magiere, Leesil, and elven dog Chap are continuing their quest to find the powerful Orb of Air. But they are not alone. Aging elven assassin Brot’an has forced his company on them while also offering his protection. Chap doesn’t believe his ruse, however.
As they sail, Magiere struggles with her own dark nature, using Leesil’s love as an anchor to keep her grounded. For the personal price she paid to procure the Orb of Fire was more than she thoughtand more than she wants to reveal to anyone.
But that is exactly what the cunning Brot’an wants to know. And he is willing to do whatever it takeseven if he must reveal his own dreaded secrets, which may cost the entire party their lives
and their very souls.
Praise for The Noble Dead Saga
“A mix of The Lord of the Rings and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Kevin J. Anderson
“The Noble Dead Saga…is no simple myth, but rather a true epic, which stands at the highest levels of fantasy lore.”—BSCReview
“The Hendees never fail to impress and entertain.”—SciFiChick.com
“The Hendees, if given a chance to complete their entire saga, may yet produce a combined fantasy master work that will surely stand on the highest pinnacles of literary fantasy lore.”—Book Spot Central