Winter's Heart (Wheel of Time, Bk 9)
The eagerly awaited sequel to The Path of Daggers, the New York Times #1 bestseller that swept the nation like a firestorm. Ninth in a series by a writer who has won the hearts of North American readers like no one since Tolkien, Winter's Heart is bound to create demand for the earlier volumes in hardcover. Rand, with Min, is on the run, and Cadsuane, in Carhien, is trying to figure out where he is headed. Mazrim Taim, leader of the Black Tower, is revealed to be a liar. Faile, with her companions, is a prisoner of Sevannas Sept. With Elyas Machera, Berelain, the Prophet, and an army of disparate forces, Perrin is moving through country rife with bandits and roving Seanchan. In Ebou Dar, the Seanchan princess known as Daughter of the Nine Moons arrives. In Tar Valon, the schemers and counter-schemers in Elaidas White Tower are shaken to the core when the rebels appear suddenly outside the walls.