“After the Rain” by J.C. Wilder
Li leaves her village after her family’s betrayal and seeks to create a new life for herself. She accepts a job at Graystone House as the keeper of the Evil Ones—hundreds of stone gargoyles that fill a chamber from top to bottom and rumored to be the victims of the infamous Lady of Maragorn.
Li only knows that the job fills her with dread, especially when she has to deal with one statue in particular, that of Nikolaz of Riverhaven.
“The Shattered Stone” by Rosemary Laurey
Tragedy, violence and treachery and a chance encounter that leads to love and the resolution of an ancient dispute.
After her parents die of the Gray Plague, Alys flees the only home she’s ever known. She sets off to find her mother’s kin in the far Western Lands. On the way she meets the Monarch’s envoy, Ranald ven Strad. The chance meeting leads to danger and an astounding discovery.
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