Seaborn

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Lykeion Books, 2008 - Fiction - 380 pages
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  • Corina Lairsey has just clawed her way free from one controllingrelationship when she finds herself in another-only this guy, Aleximor,has really gotten under her skin. Literally. A 400-year-old sorcerer who gathersthe drowned dead off the ocean's floor for the King of the Seaborn, he's insideher head and is wearing her body like a wetsuit. Corina desperately schemes toregain control of her self, fighting against time as Aleximore trades pieces ofher life away in exchange for power over the path between the worlds of theliving and the dead . . .
  • Kassandra is the King of the Seaborn's granddaughter. She comes from thesea, but has spent her whole life in exile on the surface, struggling to controlfrightening powers she barely understands. She declares war on her murderousgrandfather and manipulates her family, friends, oceanic royalty, and the USNavy to aid her- but Aleximore intends to use Kass to carry out hisrevenge against the entire Seaborn royal line. And she's also fallen inlove-one more struggle for an already troubledsoul.

 

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Seaborn wasn't like any contemporary fantasy I've read. Epic struggles, magical, dark, funny, tragic. Beautifully written. Read full review

Contents

At the Captains Table
Dreaming
McHutcheons Fire
The Canal
Futility
The Crew of the Maria Draughn
Gathering Forces
The Living Fortress

Recovery
The Night Wanderers
Displeased
The New World
Plans
Iced Wine
Lady Kallixene
First Binding
Ritual Drowning
House Rexenor
Tribunal at
Ninecities
Phaidra
The Army of the Bonegatherer
The Hollow
An Audience
No Diplomacy
Sea Battle
The Inner Ocean
A Minor Rexenor Noble
Battles
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

 Chris Howard is just a creative guy with a pen and a paint brush, author of Seaborn (Juno Books, 2008),Salvage (Masque/Prime Books, 2013), Nanowhere (Lykeion, 2005), and a shelf-full of other books. His short stories and essays have appeared in various zines and anthologies, including “Lost Dogs and Fireplace Archeology” in Fantasy Magazine and “How to Build Worlds Without Becoming the Minister for Tourism” in Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror (Penguin, 2014). His story "The Mermaid Game" appeared in the Paula Guran edited anthology Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep (Prime, 2015), and “Hammers and Snails” was a Robert A. Heinlein Centennial Short Fiction Contest winner. Chris writes and illustrates the comic Saltwater Witch. His art has appeared on dozens of book covers, in Shimmer, BuzzyMag, various RPGs, and on the pages of books, blogs, and other interesting places. Find out more here: www.SaltwaterWitch.com