A Time Of War is book three in The Westlands series – a brilliant quartet set in the magical lands of Deverry.
A dragon found, an army raised and an eyeless bard with a tale of blood and magic…
The life of Jahdo the ratcatcher's son changes forever when he stumbles upon a clandestine meeting between an ambitious councilman and a dangerous, mysterious woman.
When a bard arrives, demanding help under an old treaty, he unknowingly drags Jahdo into a web of intrigue and black magic. The boy’s destiny takes him far from his beloved home in the peaceful land of the Rhiddaer, on a journey to the faraway land of Deverry, where his path crosses with that of the half-mad berserker Rhodry and the mighty sorcerer Jill.
For a ruthless deity is rising, and the truths of the ties between elves and men will soon be revealed in the fallout of a battle waged between gods and mortals, between past and future. Days of blood and fire lie ahead for them all.
History and destiny collide in The Westlands series, where Kerr weaves myth and history to create a sparkling fantasy classic: a tale of adventure and timeless love, perilous battle and
The city of Cengarn is under siege. Armies both astral and physical are massing for and against the goddess Alshandra, who seeks to prevent the birth of one fate-bound child. It falls to the dweomermaster Jill and her allies to protect the child's human mother, Princess Carra--and Deverry's already foretold future--by magic and by might. But as the warrior Rhodry wings toward the battle on dragonback, he cannot know that soon he will face his ancient enemy, Alshandra's high priestess Raena, who will use any means to destroy him. Their confrontation could turn the tide of the siege--and change the fate of Deverry forever.