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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Rhiannon's Ride
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y separately published work icon The Tower of Ravens Kate Forsyth , Milsons Point : Random House , 2004 Z1132080 2004 single work novel fantasy 'Condemned for lacking the horns so prized by her people, One-Horn's daughter must escape by riding one of the legendary flying horses to freedom—if she can stay on its back long enough. But to save a land where the dead walk and ghosts haunt the living, this strange, feral girl—renamed Rhiannon, the rider no one can catch—must convince the human apprentice witches she meets to trust the word of a wild, half-human girl'. Source: bookseller's website.
y separately published work icon The Shining City Kate Forsyth , Milsons Point : Random House , 2005 Z1201981 2005 single work novel fantasy Imprisoned in Sorrowgate Tower, Rhiannon awaits trial for murder and treason, while her winged horse, Blackthorn, flies forlornly over Lucescere, the Shining City, her bond of loyalty to Rhiannon keeping her near. Rhiannon is haunted by the malevolent ghost of a dead queen, hungry to live again - and she is not the only one having prophetic nightmares. But with the court filled with intrigue as the midsummer wedding of betrothed royal cousins Donncan MacCuinn and Bronwen approaches, there is no one to listen to the dreams of a few. Then the royal family is torn apart by murder and the mysterious disappearance of the heir to the throne, and it is discovered that Rhiannon has escaped on the back of her flying horse. -- Libraries Australia
y separately published work icon The Heart of Stars Kate Forsyth , Milsons Point : Random House Australia , 2006 Z1277640 2006 single work novel fantasy Lord Malvern swore he would have revenge on Lachlan the Winged for the death of his brother and nephew. Now Lachlan is dead, and his children have all been stolen away. When their life-blood has been spilt to raise the beloved dead from their graves, Lord Malvern's revenge will be sweet indeed. Lachlan's son Donncan is the new Righ of Eileanan but, after his abduction on the very eve of his wedding, Bronwen, daughter of the Ensorcellor, must rule in his stead, in a court seething with intrigue, betrayal and suspicion. If Donncan is not found and returned to his own time, Bronwen will be a widow before she was ever a wife. To rescue Donncan, and the young Celestine princess Thunderlily, the Keybearer Isabeau and the Stargazer Cloudshadow must together brave the perils of the Heart of Stars, and travel back a thousand years in time. If they cannot stop Johanna, the young Righ of Eileanan will be sacrificed and Brann the Raven, one of the most ruthless sorcerers in the history of Eileanan, will live again. With the MacCuinn clan rent apart, there is no-one to stop Lord Malvern but Rhiannon and her winged mare, Blackthorn. She must risk everything to try and save the one woman she hates more than anyone - the banprionnsa Olwynne, rival for Rhiannon's one true love, Lewen. In her desperate flight to save Olwynne and her twin brother Owein, Rhiannon must face the possibility of losing all that she holds most dear - Lewen, Blackthorn, her freedom, even her own life. - (Back cover.)

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