|Lois McMaster Bujold|
This fantasy novel by Lois McMaster Bujold (best-known for the Vorkosigan sci-fi series) is the first in a trilogy. Former courtier and soldier Cazaril returns to Valenda following his enslavement after a military defeat. He becomes tutor to a Princess, and soon finds himself embroiled in adventure. This story features magic, swordplay and romance, and will appeal to teen and adult fans of fantasy.
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