The Source of Magic

The Source of Magic : A Fantasy Romance (Alaia Chronicles)

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"THE SOURCE OF MAGIC is one of those rare treasures you hope will never end. A magical ride. Unforgettable characters and twists and turns that keep us turning the pages. Forget about sleeping, because I wasn't able to put this novel down until the end, and you won't be able to either." --The Romance Reviews "A suspenseful storyline holds your attention as you are drawn to this magical place of wonder and intrigue." --Smexy Books "Rowan brings the exotic, the magic and the passion.... Such a heartwarming story that will melt your heart and have you believing in love again." --The Pen and Muse Book Reviews THE MOST POWERFUL MAGIC IS LOVE. Visions of a mysterious and gorgeous stranger plague Jilian Stewart. She's sure they're brought on by the stress of her mother's deadly paralysis. But when the stranger appears, clasps her to his chest and yanks her from Scotland into a magical battle, she finds herself ensnared in a fantasy otherworld--trapped by treachery and family secrets and opposing the one man who can make everything right. Prince Alvarr, her sexy abductor, offers a cure for her dying mother, but won't send Jilian home with it until she helps him destroy the evil mage threatening his people--with mystical powers she never knew she had. The Source of Magic is an 83,000-word novel and has won multiple awards, including The Romance Reviews' Top Pick. More books in the Alaia Chronicles fantasy romance series: KISMET'S KISS When a deadly epidemic strikes a sultan's realm, only a magical healer from an enemy land has the skill to save it. The sultan never imagined the healer would be a woman... SWORDS AND SCIMITARS When two women beg for aid against tyranny, a sultan must sacrifice his freedom and his long-scarred heart to help them. SWORD AND LUTE When a musician stumbles across a dying god, she must sacrifice her precious lute to save him...and find her heart's desire. Contemporary tales by Cate Rowan: FLIRTING WITH THE FIREMAN A sculptress, a battery-chasing cat, and a studly fireman meet through a supernatural recipe for "Get a Husband" Brunswick stew. KISS THAT FROG A cynical Los Angeles artist reluctantly pet-sits for her young niece's frog and discovers magic in the terrarium--in the form of a sexy enchanted prince. Praise for the author: "Fantastic worldbuilding." --The Romance Reviews "A writing force to be reckoned with." --Smexy Books "If you love magic and romance, then you will love Rowan's books." --The Pen and Muse Book Reviews
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Product details

  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 340g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1499253176
  • 9781499253177

About Cate Rowan

Cate Rowan has washed laundry in a crocodile-infested African lake, parasailed over Cabo, and swum with dolphins, but her best adventures are her story worlds. Her lush fantasy romances about magic, danger and passion in faraway realms have won more than thirty awards. Her debut novel, KISMET'S KISS, was a two-time Romance Writers of America Golden Heart(R) finalist and was nominated for Best Fantasy Romance of 2010 and Best Debut of 2010 by The Romance Reviews. A prequel, THE SOURCE OF MAGIC, has been named a Top Pick by The Romance Reviews. Cate credits her favorite childhood authors--a list that includes J.R.R. Tolkien, Guy Gavriel Kay, Anne McCaffrey, Nora Roberts, Ursula K. Le Guin, James Herriot, and C.S. Lewis--for her love of fiction, great characters, and a rich imagination. She also thanks her family for forgiving all those times she brought a novel to dinner.
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501 ratings
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4 30% (148)
3 32% (160)
2 11% (57)
1 7% (37)
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