The Gossamer Mage

byJulie E. Czerneda

Hardcover | August 6, 2019

The Gossamer Mage by Julie E. Czerneda
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From an Aurora Award-winning author comes a new fantasy epic in which one mage must stand against a Deathless Goddess who controls all magic.

Only in Tananen do people worship a single deity: the Deathless Goddess. Only in this small, forbidden realm are there those haunted by words of no language known to woman or man. The words are Her Gift, and they summon magic.

Mage scribes learn to write Her words as intentions: spells to make beasts or plants, designed to any purpose. If an intention is flawed, what the mage creates is a gossamer: a magical creature as wild and free as it is costly for the mage.

For Her Gift comes at a steep price. Each successful intention ages a mage until they dare no more. But her magic demands to be used; the Deathless Goddess will take her fee, and mages will die.

To end this terrible toll, the greatest mage in Tananen vows to find and destroy Her. He has yet to learn She is all that protects Tananen from what waits outside. And all that keeps magic alive.
Julie E. Czerneda is a biologist and best-selling writer whose science fiction has received international acclaim. She is the author of the popular Species Imperative trilogy, the Web Shifters series, and the Clan Chronicles novels. She was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her stand-alone novel, In the Com...
Title:The Gossamer MageFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:416 pages, 9.27 X 6.15 X 1.33 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 9.27 X 6.15 X 1.33 inPublished:August 6, 2019Publisher:DawLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0756408903

ISBN - 13:9780756408909

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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