Beguilement by Lois McMaster Bujold
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Young Fawn Bluefield has fled her family's farm hoping to find work in the city of Glassforge. Uncertain about her future and the troubles she carries, Fawn stops for a drink of water at a roadside inn, where she encounters a patrol of Lakewalkers, enigmatic soldier-sorcerers from the woodland culture to the north. Fawn knows the stories about the Lake-walkers: they are necromancers; they practice black sorcery; they have no permanent homes and own only the clothes they wear and the weapons - mysterious knives made of human bone - they carry. What she does not know is that the Lakewalkers, as a whole, are engaged in a perilous campaign against inhuman and immortal magical entities known as "malices," creatures that suck the life out of all they encounter, and turn men and animals into their minions .....
"Compelling characters lift this first of a two-book romantic fantasy." - PW.
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Lois McMaster Bujold Author Biography
Lois McMaster Bujold was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1949. She graduated from Upper Arlington High School in 1967, and attended the Ohio State University from 1968 to 1972. She has two children, Anne, born in 1979, and Paul, born in 1981. She resided in Marion, Ohio, from 1980 to 1995, and moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1995.
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