An exciting and passionate epic of the dawn of history in the bestselling tradition of The Mists of Avalon and Valley of the Horses
Millions of readers have thrilled to such stirring sagas of early history as Jean Auel's The Clan of the Cave Bear, Kathleen and Michael Gear's People of the Earth, and Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon. The audience for these epic tales of heroic adventure, passionate romance, and ancient gods and goddesses continues to grow, and readers have been clamoring for more.
Now, with White Mare's Daughter, Judith Tarr answers that demand, with a sweeping saga that expertly blends all of the elements that made these works into international bestsellers: A courageous heroine driven by a powerful vision. A great love story filled with stirring romance and ardent passion. A turbulent, forgotten age when the Great Goddess was still worshipped openly.
It is the gripping saga of Sarama, the beautiful, headstrong young priestess of a nomadic warrior band, whose majestic white horse is the incarnation of the Goddess Epona on Earth. Her fateful odyssey to a great city where women still rule unleashes an epic and violent clash of cultures that changes the course of history. Filled with impressive characters, heart-stopping adventure, turbulent action, and unbridled desire, White Mare's Daughter is a breakthrough novel that is sure to win this master storyteller a host of devoted new readers.
"A remarkably believable story with a rich sense of time and place". -- Jean Auel on Lord of the Two Lands
"Seduction, power and politics are the order of the day". -- Library Journal on Throne of Isis
"Judith Tarr is as confident in describing the battlefields ofwar as she is in exploring the conflicts of love". -- Washington Post