Mercedes Lackey is theNew York Times bestselling author of the Valdemar series and romantic fantasies likeBeauty and the Werewolf andThe Fairy Godmother.JAMES MALLORY and Lackey have collaborated on six novels. Now theseNew York Times andUSA Today bestselling collaborators bring romance to the fore withThe House of the Four Winds.
The rulers of tiny, impoverished Swansgaard have twelve daughters and one son. While the prince's future is assured, his twelve sisters must find their own fortunes.
Disguising herself as Clarence, a sailor, Princess Clarice intends to work her way to the New World. When the crew rebels, Clarice/Clarence, an expert with rapier and dagger, sides with the handsome navigator, Dominick, and kills the cruel captain.
Dominick leads the now-outlawed crew in search of treasure in the secret pirate haven known as The House of Four Winds. They encounter the sorceress Shamal, who claims Dominick for her own--but Clarice has fallen hard for Dominick and won't give him up without a fight.
Full of swashbuckling adventure, buoyant magic, and irrepressible charm,The House of the Four Windsis a lighthearted fantasy romp by a pair of bestselling writers.