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Blade of Fortriu

Author: Juliet Marillier
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The kingdom of Fortriu has enjoyed five years of peace since Bridei came to the throne. Now the king is preparing for the long-awaited war that he hopes will see the Gaelic invaders driven from the west forever. The princess Ana, a hostage of Fortriu since childhood, is sent north to make a strategic marriage with a chieftain she has never met - and with it gain an ally on whom Bridei's victory relies. Her escort is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet Marillier
ISBN: 0765309963 9780765309969 9780765348760 0765348764
OCLC Number: 64208329
Notes: New Zealand author.
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 496 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Juliet Marillier.
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The kingdom of Fortriu has enjoyed five years of peace since Bridei came to the throne. Now the king is preparing for the long-awaited war that he hopes will see the Gaelic invaders driven from the west forever. The princess Ana, a hostage of Fortriu since childhood, is sent north to make a strategic marriage with a chieftain she has never met - and with it gain an ally on whom Bridei's victory relies. Her escort is led by a man she despises: the enigmatic Faolan, Bridei's assassin and spy.

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