Touch of Power

Touch of Power

Paperback - 2012
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Laying hands upon the injured and dying, Avry of Kazan absorbs their wounds and diseases into herself. But rather than being honored for her skills, she is hunted. Healers like Avry are accused of spreading the plague that has decimated the Fifteen Realms, leaving the survivors in a state of chaos.

Stressed and tired from hiding, Avry is abducted by a band of rogues who, shockingly, value her gift above the golden bounty offered for her capture. Their leader, an enigmatic captor-protector with powers of his own, is unequivocal in his demands: Avry must heal a plague-stricken prince--leader of a campaign against her people. As they traverse the daunting Nine Mountains, beset by mercenaries and magical dangers, Avry must decide who is worth healing and what is worth dying for. Because the price of peace may well be her life....

Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Mira, c2012.
ISBN: 9780778313076
Branch Call Number: SF
Characteristics: 390 p. : map ; 21 cm.


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May 15, 2017

Amazing debut to this series.

Captivation, exciting and of course...


Jul 24, 2013

Pretty cool conception of healing, where the healer actually takes the injury into themselves. That being said, too much concentration on relationships, not nearly on the cool world building and action.

ivysmudge Feb 11, 2013

A great read, loved it

Aug 27, 2012

Great book. Didn't want to put it down. Looking forward to the next one.

Jul 26, 2012

I love the premise of this book with the idea of healers who cure others by taking the injuries and sicknesses of the patient into themselves. Avry was a strong lead though not one of my favourites and I liked the perverted villain that was Tohon. My favourite Maria V. Snyder book is still Poison Study (Valek is just soo drool worthy), but I will definitely be checking out this books sequel when it's released in 2013 :)

plarocca54 Jul 01, 2012

This was my first Maria Snyder novel but certainly not my last. Very good! Looking forward to the next book in the series.

HanakoGal Jun 25, 2012

Another great book from Maria Snyder. It was enjoyable, and interesting. It was full of adventure, interesting magic, a new world to explore, and a great heroine. I look forward to the next book.

Jun 08, 2012

A really good start to the series. Looks promising, I hope it's as good as her others in the fire or inside out.

Apr 18, 2012

I like all of Maria Snyder books and this one is a great start to another series. Can not wait for the next book....Scent of Magic!

(Staff) Kyla Zerbes Apr 14, 2012

new series by one of my favourite authors

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