The Denova Empire is flourishing under Loethar's rule as he urges the invading people of the Steppes to integrate with the West. But Loethar is bored - and so is Leo, the self proclaimed true king, living in hiding, who is eager to stake his claim to the Valisar throne. Freath continues his double life, secretly loyal to Valisar but working as sage counsel to the Empire.
And when risks all to contact the rebel, Kilt Faris, his life may be forfeit. A new evil is stirring... and only one person knows that the legendary Valisar Enchantment is rising. Soon the wars and destruction that formed an empire will seem a squabble by comparison to the darkness that threatens ...
About the Author
Fiona McIntosh was born and raised in Sussex in the UK, but also spent early childhood years in West Africa. She left a PR career in London to travel and settled in Australia in 1980. She has since roamed the world working for her own travel publishing company, which she runs with her husband. She lives in Adelaide with her husband and twin sons.
PRAISE FOR ROYAL EXILE, VALISAR: BOOK ONE
'It is ... inventiveness and the consistency with which it is applied that gives McIntosh her credibility as a fantasy writer ... a pleasure to read' THE AGE
'a detailed world and a compelling plot' AUREALIS XPRESS
'keeps up the pace from page one' WEST AUSTRALIAN
Number Of Pages: 553
Published: 1st June 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 11.3 x 17.8 x 3.6
Weight (kg): 0.3