The Bone Doll's Twin

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 21, 2009 - Fiction - 544 pages
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Sometimes the price of destiny is higher than anyone imagined....

Dark Magic, Hidden Destiny

For three centuries a divine prophecy and a line of warrior queens protected Skala. But the people grew complacent and Erius, a usurper king, claimed his young half sister’s throne.

Now plague and drought stalk the land, war with Skala’s ancient rival Plenimar drains the country’s lifeblood, and to be born female into the royal line has become a death sentence as the king fights to ensure the succession of his only heir, a son. For King Erius the greatest threat comes from his own line — and from Illior’s faithful, who spread the Oracle’s words to a doubting populace.

As noblewomen young and old perish mysteriously, the king’s nephew — his sister’s only child — grows toward manhood. But unbeknownst to the king or the boy, strange, haunted Tobin is the princess’s daughter, given male form by a dark magic to protect her until she can claim her rightful destiny.

Only Tobin’s noble father, two wizards of Illior, and an outlawed forest witch know the truth. Only they can protect young Tobin from a king’s wrath, a mother’s madness, and the terrifying rage of her brother’s demon spirit, determined to avenge his brutal murder....


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An interesting premise and a compelling read. - Goodreads
This plot hinges on a rather interesting idea. - Goodreads
Great story, great magic, and great writing. - Goodreads
This had better have a happy ending Ms. Flewelling! - Goodreads
What an amazing writer. - Goodreads
The character writing is fabulous and very believable. - Goodreads

Review: The Bone Doll's Twin (Tamír Triad #1)

User Review  - Jody Nightbow - Goodreads

Masterful. Eerie, beautifully plotted, dark but purposefully so. Just excellent. Flewelling really grew mightily as a writer since the first 3 Nightrunner books, Count me a serious fan now. Read full review

Review: The Bone Doll's Twin (Tamír Triad #1)

User Review  - Mariah Jensen - Goodreads

Really good! I wasn't sure about the book after reading the back cover synopsis but I gave it a chance and finished it in a night/morning. Can't wait to read the next one! Read full review

About the author (2009)

Lynn Flewelling wurde am 20. Oktober 1958 als Lynn Beaulieu in Presque Isle, Maine, USA geboren. Sie studierte an der University of Maine in Presque Isle. 1981 heiratete sie Douglas Flewelling. Seither hat Lynn unter anderem Literatur und Veterinarmedizin studiert und als Nekropsietechnikerin, Buroangestellte, freiberufliche Lektorin, freiberufliche Journalistin und Lehrerin bei Kursen fur kreatives Schreiben gearbeitet. Ihre Bucher, unter anderem die Schattengilde-Reihe und die Tamir Triad geniessen bei Kritikern weltweit grosste Anerkennung und wurden in bislang zwolf Sprachen ubersetzt.

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