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Ombria in Shadow

by Patricia A. McKillip

Part of the Fantasy Masterworks Series

Ombria in Shadow Synopsis

The Prince of Ombria is dying, and already his sinister great-aunt is plotting to seize power. The Black Pearl is feared throughout the land, and the city folk know her reign will be a terrible one. Only the prince's son can stop her from seizing the throne but he's just a boy - barely worth the trouble of doing away with. Ombria, it seems, is doomed. And yet, beneath the streets, in a buried world of shadows and ghosts, a mysterious sorceress is weaving new spells, watched over by a girl sculpted entirely from wax ...

Ombria in Shadow Press Reviews

There are no better writers than Patricia A. McKillip A swift, dark dream of a book . . . masterfully turning old fairy tales on their heads - Locus

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473205741
Publication date: 11th September 2014
Author: Patricia A. McKillip
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 304 pages
Categories: Fantasy,

About Patricia A. McKillip

Patricia A. McKillip (1948 - ) Patricia A. McKillip is the award-winning author of many fine fantasy novels, including World Fantasy Award-winner The Forgotten Beasts of Eld, The Sorceress and the Cygnet, Winter Rose and Song for the Basilisk. She lives in Oregon, USA.

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