A teenage orphan girl must mend a magical conflict in this “superb adventure story” from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Hands of Lyr (Science Fiction Chronicle).
The king's lottery has determined that Twilla, a young orphaned apprentice of a renowned wise woman, must marry—for only the wedded can survive the terrible fate awaiting those who penetrate the primeval forest. Altered by a talisman of great power, she escapes her unwanted lot and joins a commander's tragically blinded son on a remarkable journey from peril to peril. For they are the chosen who must rescue the vanquished of an ancient war of magic’s . . . and shape the destiny of a bloody, disputed land.
Open Road Media; July 2014
- ISBN: 9781497656451
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: Mirror of Destiny
- Author: Andre Norton
Imprint: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
In The Press
"Classic Norton." —Publishers Weekly
“Refreshing and inviting, a certain audience-pleaser from the grand-masterly author.” —Kirkus Reviews
“These magical worlds have real wonders.” —Locus
“A superb storyteller with a narrative pace all her own.” —The New York Times
“The Grande Dame of science fiction.” —Life Magazine
About The Author
For well over a half century, Andre Norton was one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. With series such as Time Traders, Solar Queen, Forerunner, Beast Master, Crosstime, and Janus, as well as many standalone novels, her tales of adventure have drawn countless readers to science fiction. Her fantasy novels, including the bestselling Witch World series, her Magic series, and many other unrelated novels, have been popular with readers for decades. Lauded as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, she is the recipient of a Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Convention. An Ohio native, Norton lived for many years in Winter Park, Florida, and died in March 2005 at her home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.