The Magician's Apprentice (Black Magician Trilogy)
by Trudi Canavan
Orbit Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781841495903
Date: 01 April 2010 List Price £7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Trudi Canavan's prequel to her best-selling Black Magician trilogy is now published in mass market paperback by Orbit.
"In the remote village of Mandryn, Tessia serves as assistant to her father, the village Healer - much to the frustration of her mother, who would rather she found a husband. But her life is about to take a very unexpected turn. When treating a patient at the residence of the local magician, Lord Dakon, Tessia is forced to fight off the advances of a visiting Sachakan mage - and instinctively uses magic. She now finds herself facing an entirely different future as Lord Dakon's apprentice. But along with the excitement and privilege, Tessia is about to discover that her magical gifts bring with them a great deal of responsibility. Events are brewing that will lead nations into war, rival magicians into conflict, and spark an act of sorcery so brutal that its effects will be felt for centuries ..."