Book Four of The Ki and Vandien Quartet
Gypsy traders Ki and Vandien should have realised the money was too good to be true. Three georns and a full orn to be paid on arrival – and all they had to do was transport the cargo to Villena! The cargo, however, turned out to be human; a boy called Goat, and his family seemed just a little hit too anxious to be rid of him.
The arrangement smelled like trouble. And it was; especially when faced with a few other unexpected problems... like a lovesick stowaway, an army of rebels and road bandits and a magical detour with death itself...
Megan Lindholm is alias for Margaret (Megan) Lindholm Ogden. She also writes as Robin Hobb.
Lindholm was born in 1952 in California, US. She is married with sailor Fred Ogden and they have four children and grandchildren. She lives in Tacoma, Washington with her cats and youngest child.
For most of her teen years Lindholm lived in Fairbanks, Alaska. She majored in Communications at Denver University, Colorado. She worked as a journalist in Kodiak and wrote fairy tales to children's magazines. She has always been a keen reader and already knew as a child that she wanted to be an author. She sold her first story when she was 18. In 1971 she started writing as Megan Lindholm. Her