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Fires of the Faithful

(2002)
(The first book in the Eliana's Song series)
A novel by

 
 
From a gifted new voice in fantasy fiction comes the thrilling saga of a war-ravaged land and the remarkable young woman destined to restore it...

Fires of the Faithful

For sixteen-year-old Eliana, life at her conservatory of music is a pleasant interlude between youth and adulthood, with the hope of a prestigious Imperial Court appointment at the end. But beyond the conservatory walls is a land blighted by war and inexplicable famine and dominated by a fearsome religious order known as the Fedeli, who are systematically stamping out all traces of the land's old beliefs. Soon not even the conservatory walls can hold out reality. When one classmate is brutally killed by the Fedeli for clinging to the forbidden ways and another is kidnapped by the Circle--the mysterious and powerful mages who rule the land--Eliana can take no more. Especially not after she learns one of the Circle's most closely guarded secrets.

Now, determined to escape the Circle's power, burning with rage at the Fedeli, and drawn herself to the beliefs of the Old Way, Eliana embarks on a treacherous journey to spread the truth. And what she finds shakes her to her core: a past destroyed, a future in doubt, and a desperate people in need of a leader--no matter how young or inexperienced....

Genre: Fantasy

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Used availability for Naomi Kritzer's Fires of the Faithful

Hardback Editions

October 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Fires of the Faithful
Author(s): Naomi Kritzer
ISBN: 1-4177-1643-6 / 978-1-4177-1643-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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Paperback Editions

October 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Fires of the Faithful: A Novel (Eliana's Song)
Author(s): Naomi Kritzer
ISBN: 0-553-58517-7 / 978-0-553-58517-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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Kindle Editions

February 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Fires of the Faithful: A Novel (Eliana's Song Book 1)
Author(s): Naomi Kritzer
Publisher: Bantam
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