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The Court War

Violette Malan

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Daw Books
12 March 2024
Series: Godstone
The second book in this epic fantasy saga spins a tale of magic and danger, as a healer finds herself pulled deeper into a web of secrets and world-ending magic. With innovative worldbuilding and witty banter, The Court War is epic fantasy at its best and most compelling

Fenra Lowens, with her partner Elvanyn Karamisk, has already faced the Godstone. Now she has a different, simpler problem: getting the stick-in-the-mud practitioners of the White Court to return to the old ways of practice, the ways that keep the World healthy. 

But before she has a chance to present her case, the uneasy balance of power between the practitioners of the White Court and the mundanes of the Red Court—in existence since the World itself began—suddenly erupts into open warfare. 

Fenra is torn between helping her friends and fellow practitioners and moving ahead with the demands of an increasingly impatient World. Though she has help from unexpected allies, Fenra begins to suspect that this conflict isn't just about politics. The hand of an old enemy may be at work here....
Imprint:   Daw Books
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   2
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 133mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   244g
ISBN:   9780756418946
ISBN 10:   0756418941
Series:   Godstone
Pages:   288
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Violette Malan is the author of the epic fantasy Dhulyn and Parno novels. Born in Canada, Violette's cultural background is half Spanish and half Polish, which makes it interesting at meal times. She has worked as a teacher of creative writing, English as a second language, Spanish, and beginner's French. On occasion she's been an administrative assistant and a carpenter's helper.

Reviews for The Court War

"Praise for The Court War ""Highly recommended for those who like a little swash in their buckle and enjoy watching smart people save the day."" —Marlene Harris, Library Journal Praise for The Godstone Duology “An original, enigmatic fantasy about reluctant heroes drawn into a quest to save the world.” —Kirkus Reviews “Malan’s elaborate worldbuilding and nuanced characters help keep the pages turning on the way to the slow-building climax. The unexpected plot twists and a subtle hint of romance will leave readers eagerly awaiting the next installment.” —Publishers Weekly “Fenra and Arlyn’s banter is so pleasant, so assured, that it at times reads like classic English literature. Readers would be wise to pick up this exciting start to a new fantasy series.” —BookPage"

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