A Nameless Witch by A. Lee Martinez

By A. Lee Martinez

A story of vengeance, real love, and cannibalism

Being born undead may have its dangers, similar to everlasting formative years and wonderful good looks —-things so much incorrect for a witch. Hiding at the back of the guise of a filthy outdated crone, the witch is content material dwelling outdoors citadel Stalwart together with her not likely band of allies: a troll named Gwurm, an enchanted broom, and a demonic duck named Newt. She leads an easy existence jam-packed with spells, potions, and the occasional curse.

So while a White Knight arrives at fortress Stalwart, the witch is familiar with her days of peace are at an finish. The Knight is simply days in entrance of a horde of starving goblings, and citadel Stalwart lies correct within the horde's direction. however the goblings are only the 1st wave of risk, and shortly the witch and the Knight needs to mix forces on a deadly quest to prevent a mad sorcerer from destroying the world.

Filled with risk, monsters, and magic, A anonymous Witch is a competently witchly learn via the award-winning writer of Gil's All Fright Diner and within the corporation of Ogres.

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