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The Baker's Boy

(The first book in the Book of Words series)
A novel by

1996 Locus Award for Best First Novel (nominee)

While the king of Castle Harvell lies dying, young Melliandra rebels against her forced betrothal to the sinister Prince Kylock and finds an ally in Jack, an apprentice who discovers his unsettling power to work miracles.

Genre: Fantasy

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"J. V. Jones and The Baker's Boy are quite a find .... A deliciously intricate tale." - Katherine Kurtz

"We have a major new writer here. Bravo! An intriguing tale well told." - Dennis L McKiernan

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