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Winter Be My Shield

(2012)
(The first book in the Children of the Black Sun series)
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A complex, adult epic fantasy from a new Australian author ... original, dramatic, unputdownable ... Sierra has a despised and forbidden gift - she raises power from the suffering of others. Enslaved by the king's torturer, Sierra escapes, barely keeping ahead of Rasten, the man sent to hunt her down. then she falls in with dangerous company: the fugitive Prince Cammarian and his crippled foster-brother, Isidro. But Rasten is not the only enemy hunting them in the frozen north and as Sierra's new allies struggle to identify friend from foe, Rasten approaches her with a plan to kill the master they both abhor. Sierra is forced to decide what price she is willing to pay for her freedom and her life ... Original, dramatic and unputdownable, WINtER BE MY SHIELD is the first in an epic fantasy trilogy from brilliant new Australian talent Jo Spurrier. 'Unlikely heroes, villains you will cheer for, and cold that eats your bones. WINtER BE MY SHIELD will take you to an unforgiving place, but you won't want to leave it.' - Robin Hobb


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Praise for this book

"Unlikely heroes, villains you will cheer for, and cold that eats your bones. Winter Be My Shield will take you to an unforgiving place, but you won't want to leave it." - Robin Hobb


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Used availability for Jo Spurrier's Winter Be My Shield

Paperback Editions

March 2013 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Winter Be My Shield
Author(s): Jo Spurrier
ISBN: 0-7322-9253-0 / 978-0-7322-9253-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

February 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Winter Be My Shield (Children of the Black Sun)
Author(s): Jo Spurrier
Publisher: Voyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU