|Night Bird, the (2008) [Novel]|
by Catherine Asaro
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Series: Lost Continent Series
(From the publisher):
For centuries the women of Aronsdale have lived freely among the green and misted valleys. Creatures of exotic beauty and sensuality, they possess powerful skills of enchantment…and young Allegra is no different. But her life — and Aronsdale's independence — is threatened when Jazid nomads invade, carrying Allegra into the desert as a prized trophy…or worse.
Until an unexpected ally falls under her spell. From the moment feared Jazid warrior Markus Onyx sees the alluring beauty, he knows he has found his queen.
But even the promise of love cannot quell Allegra's determination to save her homeland. Summoning her powers, she casts herself north — out of passion's grip — and into the dark heart of conflict.…
Original title: The Night Bird
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery