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Sword and Lute: A Fantasy Romance Novelette (Alaia Chronicles: Legends, #2) [Kindle Edition]

Cate Rowan
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Book Description

"The author does an excellent job in weaving this lovely romantic tale where magic and music are one." —Amazon Reviewer

"Rowan is definitely an author to watch!" —Alyssa Day, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author

Can love heal an immortal's wounds?

Slashed by a cursed sword, the god Taso feels his immortality gushing into the grass along with his lifeblood. He escapes death only by transforming into stone. Centuries later, the aspiring musician Amara stumbles across the stone and inadvertently morphs Taso back into his dying body. To save him, she must sacrifice her precious lute and her life-long dream . . . but in return, she might find her heart's desire.

Sword and Lute is a 16,000-word novelette about the immortal twin founders of verdant Teganne and desert Kad, two rival realms divided by magic—yet bound by blood, mistrust, and love. Cate Rowan's sensuous romances have won more than thirty awards.

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Product Details

  • File Size: 2739 KB
  • Print Length: 56 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #240,208 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good writing, Good story December 8, 2012
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Definitely worth the price and then some! The author does an excellent job in weaving this lovely romantic tale where magic and music are one.
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5.0 out of 5 stars great book April 18, 2013
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It has everything I want out of a book, originality fantasy and romance. I have read all the other author's books and I wish she will publish a new book.
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While this was a very short novels of 56 pages, I enjoyed it. Obviously, you can't have a slow developing romance in 56 pages but the author did a very good job of it and I love when a story gives me an epilogue years into the future as this one did. 5 Stars for what it is, an exceptional novella
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★ Cate Rowan: Magically Fantastic Romance ★

Cate has washed laundry in a crocodile-infested African lake, parasailed over a Mexican beach, swum with dolphins in the Florida Keys and had Costa Rican monkeys poop in her hair, but her favorite adventures are in story worlds. Her lush fantasy romances about magical deeds, kismet and true love in realms near and far have won more than thirty awards.

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Cate credits her favorite childhood authors--including J.R.R. Tolkien, Anne McCaffrey, Nora Roberts, Guy Gavriel Kay, and James Herriot--for her love of fiction, great characters, and a rich imagination. Writing became a force in her life when clever elementary school teachers assigned weekly creative writing projects. She wrote through high school, particularly when bored in class. (Rumor has it those early pages consisted of fantasies about Duran Duran, but she is silent on the issue and keeps those notebooks from prying eyes.) She put fiction aside to earn a Ph.D.--but her muse, even while stuffed in a dark closet, never shut up. Now she and her muse and her story people get to play every day. (There might be strawberry mojitos involved, but again, she's not saying.)

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