ESCAPE THE PAST by K. G. MCABEE
Valerik had been a gladiator and then a slave. When he
murdered his Mistress, he was sentenced to death by
hunting. So Val was released to be prey and the hounds were
shortly released afterward to kill him.
Saved by the mysterious and lovely Madryn, Val accompanied
her on her self appointed mission. Unknown to them, they
were to become the champions of some magical guardians in a
war against a sorceress and her evil brother.
Previous editions: Starlight Writer Publications; ISBN:
1929034180 eBook. Paperback (October 2000) Romance
Foretold, Inc.; ISBN: 1586979922
1999 Dorothy Parker Award for Excellence
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"An intriguing adventure story with a touch of romance"
Reviewed by Janet Miller
Posted January 24, 2002
On a far away world, in another time, a slave runs for his
life, hunted by dogs and riders who will kill him without
mercy once he is caught. Naked, exhausted, Valerik
desperately, and unsuccessfully, tries to steal a horse
from a lone traveler. But to his surprise, instead of Read more...
"An enthralling romantic fantasy"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted April 29, 2002
For killing his owner, he is to be executed in the human
and the hounds playful manner of the elite. Thus the
hounds and their aristocratic owners pursue the condemned
slave. Valerik's flight for life seems futile until he
meets Madryn, who rescues him from certain death. However,
though Read more...