"The Green Ones favoured me this day."Thus begins A Taste of Magic, the latest magical world creation by Andre Norton. Wisteria is magically attuned to the world around her. Her senses relish the tastes of magic that the wonders of nature offer. But the peacefulness of her backwoods existence is shattered when her village is attacked by the raiding force of the bellicose Lord Purvis, who leaves only this twenty-something magic wielder and an adolescent lass as the inadvertent survivors.Wisteria has pledged herself to a mission. Now she and her young ward must brave the wilds beyond their home in pursuit of the ravager who destroyed everyone near and dear to their hearts.The woman with the Taste of Magic now has a taste for vengeance, and the blood oath she has pledged must be satisfied with the life of Lord Purvis.
Andre Norton was the Grand Dame of Science Fiction and Fantasy whose creations include the Witch World and Beast Master series. She died in 2005.Jean Rabe is the author of the Finest trilogy and numerous books for TSR/WOTC. She lives in Kenosha, Wisconsin.