The Ninth Sorceress (Print)
Australia only. International paperbacks available via Amazon.
In the blackest dungeon of the Clockwork City, a prisoner lies bound in silver shackles. Who is she? And why are the wizards so afraid of her?
Seventeen-year-old Gwyn has no family and no past. Apprenticed to a half-mad herbalist, she travels the snow-blasted High Country, hawking potions in a peddler’s wagon. Her guardian hides her from the world like a dark secret, and she knows better than to push for answers.
But when she discovers she is hunted by the goddess Beheret, Gwyn is drawn into a deep and ancient tale: of chained gods and lost magic, of truths long buried and the rising of a war she never could have imagined.
Wizards and their magic-sniffing hounds pursue her – as does a stranger in a smiling mask, who calls her by an unfamiliar name…
But what really terrify her are the dangerous gifts she’s spent her life suppressing. Now, Gwyn must step out of the shadows and take charge of her destiny – even if the price is her own soul.
The Ninth Sorceress is the breathtaking first instalment of The Price of Magic, a sweeping fantasy saga full of rich storytelling and tangible magic.
PRAISE FOR THE NINTH SORCERESS
★★★★★ “An absolutely breathtaking fantasy that rivals the likes of Patrick Rothfuss and Robin Hobb.” – Goodreads reviewer
★★★★★ “A complex female lead. A whirlwind adventure. And worldbuilding that’s nothing short of epic.” – Goodreads reviewer
★★★★★ “An unforgettable heroine and story. Perfect for lovers of Samantha Shannon and Brandon Sanderson.”- Goodreads reviewer