The Tower at Stony Wood - Patricia A. McKillip

Nebula Award nominee 2001.

She saw the knight in the mirror at sunset...

...and so begins a richly enchanting novel from World Fantasy Award winner Patricia A. McKillip. The acclaimed author of Song for the Basilisk weaves a beautiful, entrancing fantasy of a powerful knight who must follow the threads of reality and illusion to the truth...

During the wedding festivities of the king, Cyan Dag, a knight of Gloinmere, is sought out by a mysterious bard and told a terrifying tale: that the king has married a false queen – a lie cloaked in ancient and powerful sorcery. Spurred on by his steadfast honor and loyalty, Cyan departs on a dangerous quest to rescue the real queen from her tower prison, to prevent war, and to awaken magic in a land that has lost its way...

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Release date: May 2000
Genres: fantasy
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Updated: January 15, 2011