The Hob's Bargain (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2001 - Fiction - 288 pages
133 Reviews
Beauty and The Beast Hated and feared, magic was banished from the land. But now, freed from the spells of the wicked bloodmages, magic-both good and evil-returns. And Aren of Fallbrook feels her own power of sight strengthen and grow...

Overcome by visions of mayhem and murder, Aren vows to save her village from the ruthless raiders who have descended upon it-and killed her family. With the return of wildlings to the hills and forests, she strikes a bargain with the Hob, a magical, human-like creature imbued with the power of the mountains. But the Hob is the last of his kind. And he will exact a heavy price to defend the village-a price Aren herself must pay...

 


  

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Early Patrica Briggs, much more a straight-forward fantasy than her current books, but a fun read. Read full review

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A great mix of fantasy and romance. Read full review

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Contents

Chapter ONE
3
Chapter TWO
26
Chapter THREE
51
Chapter FOUR
72
Chapter FIVE
105
Chapter SIX
128
Chapter SEVEN
153
Chapter EIGHT
175
Chapter NINE
194
Chapter TEN
216
Chapter ELEVEN
241
Chapter TWELVE
257
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About the author (2001)

Patricia Briggs lives in Montana with her husband, children, and six horses.

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