The prequel The Crown of Rowan introduces the compelling and magical world within Daughters of the Storm, the new full–length novel from award–winning fantasy writer Kim Wilkins, publishing 1 November 2014.
There are seven kings in Thrysland. My father is one of them, and my husband is another. In my belly, perhaps, I carry a third.
Rose is the beautiful unhappily married daughter of a king and she has a secret to keep, not just from her husband but from her sisters – fierce warrior Bluebell, and Ash, a seer in possession of great but unknown powers. But larger events are afoot in Thrysland. The country is plunged into war with merciless raiders; religious zealots are at work on Rose's husband, King Wengest, and more than that, there is a dark and deep magic at work throughout the land that threatens them all…
Praise for Kim Wilkins
“Wilkins is one of Australia's most assured and interesting storytellers.” Aurealis
“… superb world building … intriguing, genuine, rich.” Kirkus Review
“Rather than relying on standard fantasy tropes, her stories are informed by detailed research into the periods in question.” Publishers Weekly
“One of the most gifted and versatile writers Australia has ever produced.” Kate Forsyth
“Clever, sexy, witty, and very, very creepy” Good Reading