A Parliament of Owls

      Beth Hilgartner
A Parliament of Owls

In this sequel to A Business of Ferrets, six years have passed since Ferret and her friends thwarted the nefarious plots of Ycevi Ghytteve, but the cross currents of politics and intrigue still rip at Emperor Khethyran of Bharaghlaf and his Court. When the Seer Owl returns to Court, his training at the Kellande School finally complete, a lethal series of events is set in motion. An ancient evil magic has arisen, luring the Emperor's enemies into new and deadlier schemes. It will take all of Owl's hard-won training, and the combined efforts of his old friends and new allies, to help the Scholar King steer the ship of state through the shoals and riptides ahead.
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    The Feast of the Trickster

      Beth Hilgartner
The Feast of the Trickster

The magical world Alexandra Scarsdale visited in Colors in the Dreamweaver's Loom is in trouble. The fabric of Fate is in danger of unraveling, and it will only get worse as the Feast of the Trickster draws near, and that malicious goddess comes into her full power. The Weaver knows the Trickster must be stopped, but the only person capable of doing that is Zan—Alexandra Scarsdale, a young college student whose life color is already woven into the Loom.Five companion—a Minstrel, a Swordswoman, a Shapeshifter, a Prophet, and a Heartmender—are sent to Earth to find Zan and bring her back to their world. The Trickster, aware of the plan, also goes to Earth to locate Zan and keep the Five from her. An intense and sometimes comic series of adventures ensues as the Five and the Trickster attempt to find their way among the strange people and customs of New England. The Five are helped by a group of Vermont teenagers, while the Trickster is aided by a Boston psychiatrist who thinks he's...
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