Sword and Lute: A Fantasy Romance Novelette (Alaia Chronicles: Legends) by Cate Rowan
Approx. 16,250 words.
Published on November 24, 2012.
When a cursed sword slashed the god Taso, his immortality gushed into the grass with his blood. He escaped death—barely—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…