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The first novel in New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop's Tir Alainn Trilogy.
The youngest in a long line of witches, Ari senses that things are changing—changing for the worse. For generations, her kin have tended the Old Places, keeping the land safe and fertile. But with the Summer Moon, the mood of her neighbors has soured. And Ari is no longer safe.
The Fae have long ignored what occurs in the mortal world, passing through on their shadowy roads only long enough to amuse themselves. But the roads are slowly disappearing, leaving the Fae Clans isolated and alone.
Where harmony between the spiritual and the natural has always reigned, a dissonant chord now rings in the ears of both Fae and mortal. And when murmurs of a witch-hunt hum through the town, some begin to wonder if the different omens are notes in the same tune.
And all they have to guide them is a passing reference to something called the Pillars of the World...
Praise for Pillars of the World "Bishop only adds luster to her reputation for fine fantasy."--Booklist
"Reads like a beautiful ballad involving two humans who believe love is the ultimate magical force in the universe....Fans of romance and fantasy will delight in this engaging tale."--BookBrowser
"Provides plenty of thrills, faerie magic, human nastiness, and romance."--Locus
"Fast-paced adventure, a winsome heroine, and a satisfying conclusion...Entertaining."--Voya
ISBN: 9780451458506 ISBN-10: 0451458508 Series: Tir Alainn Trilogy Audience:
For Ages: 18+ years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 432 Published: 1st October 2001 Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 16.51 x 10.8
Weight (kg): 0.21
About the Author
Anne Bishop lives in upstate New York where she enjoys gardening, storytelling and music. She is the award-winning author of bestselling Voyager books, the Black Jewels Trilogy, the Tir Alainn Trilogy and the Ephemera series.