The Mer Cycle, Book Three
by Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
She is the sign of God on earth; she is the personification of evil. She is the rebirth of the religion of Caraid-land; she is its complete undoing. Some call her Taminy-Osmaer—Divinely Glorious. Some call her Taminy-Wicke and ward against her.
Which of these is the petite seventeen-year-old who has fled with her followers to the high crags of the Gyldan-Baenn? This is the question that tears Caraid-land apart, splitting families, pitting the noble Houses against each other and throwing the religious order into chaos.
Daimhin Feich—the man who would be king—knows only this: Taminy-a-Cuinn, whether angel or demon, has something he must have if he is to redeem his own fortunes and that of his House. Among her devotees is the young ruler of the divided nation and Daimhin Feich means to get the boy back by any means, even if it destroys the land he hopes to rule.