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To Ride Hell's Chasm

(2002)
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An epic fantasy standalone novel from the Author of the stunning Wars of Light and Shadow series. When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue. Two warriors are charged with recovering the distraught king's beloved daughter. Taskin, Commander of the Royal Guard, whose icy competence and impressive life-term as the Crown's right-hand man command the kingdom's deep-seated respect; and Mykkael, the rough-hewn newcomer who has won the post of Captain of the Garrison - a scarred veteran with a deadly record of field warfare, whose 'interesting' background and foreign breeding are held in contempt by court society. As the princess's trail vanishes outside the citadel's gates, anxiety and tension escalate. Mykkael's investigations lead him to a radical explanation for the mystery, but he finds himself under suspicion from the court factions. Will Commander Taskin's famous fair-mindedness be enough to unravel the truth behind the garrison captain's dramatic theory: that the resourceful, high-spirited princess was not taken by force, but fled the palace to escape a demonic evil?

    

Praise for this book

"The world Janny Wurts writes about is wonderfully vivid." - Stephen Donaldson

"A gifted creator of wonder." - Raymond E Feist

"Like the best of J R R Tolkein and Frank Herbert. Ms Wurts' words are bursting with the Primal Force; brimming with unforgettable characters, infused with magic both dark and glorious." - Eric Van Lustbader


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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: To Ride Hell's Chasm
Author(s): Janny Wurts
ISBN: 1-59222-023-1 / 978-1-59222-023-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Meisha Merlin Publishing, Inc.
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December 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: To Ride Hell's Chasm
Author(s): Janny Wurts
ISBN: 0-00-710109-0 / 978-0-00-710109-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Voyager
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Paperback Editions

July 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: To Ride Hell's Chasm
Author(s): Janny Wurts
ISBN: 1-59222-024-X / 978-1-59222-024-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Meisha Merlin Publishing, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Ride Hell's Chasm
Author(s): Janny Wurts
ISBN: 0-00-710111-2 / 978-0-00-710111-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperVoyager
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December 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: To Ride Hell's Chasm
Author(s): Janny Wurts
ISBN: 0-00-710110-4 / 978-0-00-710110-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Voyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: To Ride Hell's Chasm
Author(s): Janny Wurts
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA