The Hob's Bargain (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2001 - Fiction - 288 pages
213 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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Strange ending, but I liked it. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Leona Pyre - Goodreads

It was a pretty okay book. Not to shabby not the best. Definitely not the book to read if you're just getting into the fantasy genre. Read full review

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User Review  - Oana - Goodreads

Not a very long story in page count, but packed with unexpected turns of events. I liked the characters, the action, the exercise in imagination. Not too much romance, just enough to make it a part of ... 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 was born in 1965 in Butte, Montana. She is an award-winning fantasy author known for her life-like characters and humorous dialogue. She began writing in 1990, and published her first novel Masques in 1993. Her other works include The Raven Duology, the Mercy Thompson Series, and the Alpha and Omega Series.

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