The third book in the Sword-Dancer saga continues the legendary adventures of Tiger and Del, magic wielders and skilled warriors
Sword-sworn to track down the hounds of hoolies, yet inescapably haunted by his memories of Del, Tiger, now master of Northern and Southron sword skills, is relentlessly following the trail that will lead him to Ysaa-den. Yet before him wait perils far deadlier than any hounds. For in Ysaa-den, he is hailed as a champion come to stop the force that has been wreaking destruction upon the villagers, a force which many claim is a dragon of unimaginable strength.
As the trail of hounds and “dragon” now seem intertwined, Tiger has no choice but to climb the mountain to the place known as Dragon’s Lair. And it is here that he comes face to face with a challenge that may prove beyond even the mastery of Northern and Southron sword magic—the challenge of Chosa Dei, a wizard out of legend with the power to unmake all that opposes him….
Jennifer Roberson is the author of the Chronicles of the Cheysuli, the Sword-Dancer Saga, the Karavans series, and the new urban fantasy series Blood & Bone. She has also published three historical novels and several in other genre, and a… More about Jennifer Roberson
“Not only a welcome continuation of the adventures of an engaging pair of heroes, but a solid introduction to first-time readers. A good choice for fantasy collections.” —Library Journal
“Jennifer Roberson has such confidence in this series and such knowledge of her characters that she is in the position many story tellers would envy…. A fascinating fantasy novel that works on many levels at once.” —Barnes & Noble Explorations
“An innovator in every aspect…. This is surefire entertainment from an author destined for greatness in the fantasy genre.” —Rave Reviews
“Exciting swordplay, elegant prose, and detailed relationships make this latest sword-and-sorcery fantasy a must-read.” —Romantic Times
“The fragility in [Del and Tiger’s] relationship…is beautifully developed. This relationship between equals, their growing partnership, is even more fascinating than the sword and sorcery adventure which serves as its framework.” —SFRA
“Sword-Dancer shows a quantum leap in storytelling…. [Roberson] continues to create memorable heroines.” —Phoenix Gazette
“[Sword-Maker] has more hairpin turns and slippery twists than a mountain road in a snowstorm…. I can’t wait to read the next book in this surprising and excellent series.” —American Fantasy