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Baen, Dec 1, 1991 - Fiction - 374 pages
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After her expulsion from the priesthood, Tamai is sent to obtain fabled rifles for her people and comes under the protection of a British Officer's Lady. Becoming friends, Tamai and Louisa Westbrook head to Tamai's homeland, Gandhara, where Louisa becomes a full-fledged priestess gifted with occult powers unseen in Gandhara since the glory days.

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Didn't liek how hte author married together a society with magic and into early twentieth century history... Read full review

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A feminist fantasy novel that draws heavily on the adventure stories of a hundred years ago, such as The Man Who Would Be King and similar. Magic-wielding women run a matriarchal society high in the ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Margaret Ball is author of such popular fantasy novels as "The Shadow Gate" and in the science fiction field has collaborated with "New York Times" best-selling author Anne McCaffrey on the national best sellers "PartnerShip" (Baen), recently reprinted in the Baen MegaBook "Brain Ships", and "Acorna: The Unicorn Girl" and "AcornaAs Quest" (both Harper Prism/Eos). She has also written historical novels and romances under her own name, as well as pseudonyms (for example, Catherine Lyndell). Ball has degrees in mathematics and linguistics, and was a Fulbright Scholar, spending two years in Africa studying Swahili. She has two daughters and does quilting in her spare time.

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