by Patricia A. McKillip

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The Prince of Ombria is dying, and already his sinister great-aunt is plotting to seize power. The Black Pearl is feared throughout the land, and the city folk know her reign will be a terrible one. Only the prince's son can stop her from seizing the throne but he's just a boy - barely worth the trouble of doing away with.

Ombria, it seems, is doomed. And yet, beneath the streets, in a buried world of shadows and ghosts, a mysterious sorceress is weaving new spells, watched over by a girl sculpted entirely from wax ...


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  2. Anubis Gates, The by Tim Powers
  3. Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper
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  5. Dragon Griaule, The by Lucius Shepard
  6. Drawing Of The Dark, The by Tim Powers
  7. Falling Woman, The by Pat Murphy
  8. Last Call by Tim Powers
  9. Lord Darcy by Randall Garrett
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