THE LUTE AND THE LIAR by RIE SHERIDAN
Apprentice bard, Mortigan Bryre stands on the brink of
everything he ever wanted. In two weeks, he will come of
age, and receive his coveted Journeyman's papers. He is
gifted with the voice of an angel--and cursed with the
tongue of a liar. A mysterious witch makes him a bargain,
if he sets out on a quest to the wizard Talthos, he will
receive a magical lute that will make him a legend. There
is only one catch--if he lies along the way, he will risk
losing his golden song.
Dismissed in disgrace from the Guild Hall, penniless, and
alone, what does he have to lose?
Princess Allysian has been in love with Mordigan Bryre for
most of her life. How can she let him set off alone? But
how can she follow?
True love will find a way, and some things are worth any
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"A magical tale of intrigue, love and hope"
Reviewed by Kathy Early
Posted July 6, 2002
"Not until a liar chooses truth and an honest man lies..."
For the price of the truth, a lonely boy with a passion for
music may know his destiny. But to protect the woman he
loves, he must lie and forfeit his destiny. Mordigan Bryre
(Digan) is a consummate liar Read more...
"beautiful fairy tale for adults"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted August 13, 2002
Once upon a time a princess fell in love with an apprentice
bard although she never told him what was in her heart.
Mordigan Bryre never knew that princess Allysian loved him,
for he was too involved with his music. He is only two
weeks away from getting his journeyman Read more...