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Baker’s Wife, The

Publisher: Independently Published
Year of Publication: 2013
Book type: Novel
Age: Adult
Genre: Fantasy
Sub Genre: Epic · Epic Fantasy · Fantasy · Romantic Fantasy
Language: English
POV: Third-person
Tense: Past

In a world where the magic you cast is restricted, on pain of death, by the role you must take, Krysilla Gillasin struggles to do her part as the wife of a baker. A baker, unfortunately, who no longer does any baking, leaving her exhausted from trying to run the business. When she meets a feverish minstrel, she ignores all consequence and brings him home instead of leaving him to die by the river’s edge. Her husband, furious, demands he leave. Unwilling to turn a sick man out when he’s still weak, Krysilla, for the first time, defies him, thus starting a chain of events that rip apart everything she thought she wanted.

Before long, she’s dealing with scheming nobles, a mad king, and more forbidden magic than she ever dreamed she would touch. And at the heart of it is that far-too-handsome minstrel, a man who tempts her more than she’ll admit, and in more ways than one.

Full of intrigue and adventure with a slow-burn romance, The Baker’s Wife is the first in the Trial of the Ornic series.

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