Two Moons and the Black Towerby Ardath Mayhar
Two-Moons-in-the-Sky, an Iroquoian warrior woman and Dreamer, is transported into the strange world of medieval Britain by a dark sorcerer, Lallius, who lives in a black tower. Lallius wants to enslave his captive, whom he regards as primitive, but little does he realize that Two-Moons has magic of her own!
"A highly original fantasy with a strong and capable female protagonist." – Robert Reginald
Details updated August 24, 2021
Ardath Frances Hurst Mayhar (born 1930) began her writing career as a poet when she was nineteen. She began writing science fiction in 1979 after returning with her family to Texas from Oregon. She was nominated for the Mark Twain Award, and won the Balrog Award for a horror narrative poem in Masques I. She has had numerous other nominations for awards in almost every fiction genre and has won many awards for poetry. In 2008 she was chosen by Science Fiction Writers of America as their Author Emeritus.