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Name: Ombria in Shadow

Author: Patricia A. McKillip
Year: 2002


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Genres/categories: Fantasy, Award winners

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Winner of the World Fantasy award for best fantasy fiction novel in 2003.
Winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature in 2003.
Winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 2003.

When Ombria'??s prince, Royce Greve, breathes his last'??in palace rooms high above the city'??he leaves his young son and mistress at the mercy of his ancient and powerful great-aunt, Domina Pearl. Meanwhile, in a dreamlike underworld peopled by Ombria'??s ghosts, a sorceress weaves her spells and brews her potions, never revealing her real face'??or true heart. And somewhere in between, the struggle to rule the whole of Ombria'??both its light and shadows'??will rest in the hands of those whose fractured lives align like the lost pieces of a magical puzzle'?.
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