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Child of the Ghosts

CHILD OF THE GHOSTS

Jonathan Moeller

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Description

For fans of Marion Zimmer Bradley's "Sword & Sorceress", Tamora Pierce, Robin McKinley, and Jennifer Roberson, here is a new story of a woman's fight against an ancient evil.

When her life is torn apart by sorcery and murder, young Caina Amalas joins the Ghosts, the legendary spies and assassins of the Emperor of Nighmar. She learns the secrets of disguise and stealth, of assassination and infiltration.


But even that might not be enough to save her.


For the evil that destroyed her family seeks to devour the entire world...





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Copyright 2011 by Jonathan Moeller

Cover design by Clarissa Yeo

Ebook edition published May 2011

Smashwords Edition


All Rights Reserved

This novel is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author's imagination, or, if real, used fictitiously. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without the express written permission of the author or publisher, except where permitted by law.

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"God, whose law it is that he who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget, falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despite, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful graces of God."

-Aeschylus

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Chapter 1 - The Ancient Scroll

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