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Beguilement by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Also by Lois McMaster Bujold:

Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen, February 2016
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Captain Vorpatril's Alliance, November 2012
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Cryoburn, November 2010
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Horizon, February 2010
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Horizon, February 2009
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The Vorkosigan Companion, December 2008
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Legacy, July 2007
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Beguilement, October 2006
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Irresistible Forces, January 2006
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Irresistible Forces, February 2004
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Miles, Mystery and Mayhem, August 2003
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Young Miles, August 2003
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Diplomatic Immunity, June 2003
Paperback (reprint)
Miles Errant, August 2002
Trade Size (reprint)
A Civil Campaign, August 2000
Paperback (reprint)
The Spirit Ring, May 2000
Paperback (reprint)
A Civil Campaign, September 1999
Hardcover
Borders of Infinity, September 1999
Paperback (reprint)
Cordelia's Honor, September 1999
Paperback (reprint)
Falling Free, June 1999
Paperback (reprint)
Komarr, April 1999
Paperback (reprint)
Memory, October 1997
Paperback (reprint)
The Warrior's Apprentice, March 1997
Paperback (reprint)
Cetaganda, October 1996
Paperback (reprint)
Mirror Dance, March 1995
Paperback (reprint)
Ethan of Athos, May 1994
Paperback
Brothers in Arms, May 1994
Paperback (reprint)
Barrayar, October 1991
Paperback (reprint)
Shards of Honor, October 1991
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The Vor Game, September 1990
Paperback

Beguilement
Lois McMaster Bujold


An epic fantasy of devotion, destiny, and perilous magic, from one of the most honored writers in the field? multiple Hugo Award-winning author Lois McMaster Bujold

The Sharing Knife #1
EOS
October 2006
On Sale: October 10, 2006
368 pages
ISBN: 0061137588
EAN: 9780061137587
Kindle: B000QCQ9RU
Hardcover / e-Book
$25.95
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Fantasy | Romance

Young Fawn Bluefield has fled her family's farm hoping to find work in the city of Glassforge. Uncertain about her future and the troubles she carries, Fawn stops for a drink of water at a roadside inn, where she encounters a patrol of Lakewalkers, enigmatic soldier-sorcerers from the woodland culture to the north. Fawn knows the stories about the Lake-walkers: they are necromancers; they practice black sorcery; they have no permanent homes and own only the clothes they wear and the weapons—mysterious knives made of human bone—they carry. What she does not know is that the Lakewalkers, as a whole, are engaged in a perilous campaign against inhuman and immortal magical entities known as “malices,” creatures that suck the life out of all they encounter, and turn men and animals into their minions.

Dag is an older Lakewalker patroller who carries his past sorrows as heavily as his present respon-sibilities. When Fawn is kidnapped by the malice Dag's patrol is tracking, Dag races to rescue her. But in the ensuing struggle, it is not Dag but Fawn who kills the creature—at dire cost—and an uncanny accident befalls Dag's sharing knife, which unex- pectedly binds their two fates together.

And so now the misenchanted knife must be returned to the Lakewalkers. Together, Fawn and Dag set out on the long road back to his camp. But on the journey this unlikely pair will encounter danger and delight, prejudice and partnership, and maybe even love. . . .

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2 comments posted.

Re: Beguilement

I've read the whole 4 book series many times. Excellent series and one of my favorite authors. This is apparently a reprinting of the series in hardcover.
(Robin Greene 5:28pm March 28, 2012)

This is my introduction to this series - wow - it is definitely on my wish list!!!
(
Felicia Ciaudelli 7:45pm March 28, 2012)

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