Land of Winds

(Series, ongoing)

Enemy magic will destroy them.

The wizard Ilari vows to defend his home when a neighboring kingdom invades. But Ilari is the only wizard in Tuulime, and the attacking Galvir wield formidable magic. The invaders quickly put his resolve to the test.

Ilari takes command of Tuulime’s defenses and pours his strength into them. Then another challenge arises. Fueled by this invasion of magic-users, his soldiers cling to an old prejudice against magic and are disturbed by his powers. Ilari fights hard to earn their trust. When patrols start to go missing, a betrayal threatens to tear down everything he has built.

With few allies and a powerful enemy closing in, can Ilari survive long enough to save his country?

(Previously published as The Wizard of Suomen.)

Magic isolates her.

Luule is born a witch. Her gray eyes have just a speck of blue in them, the vivid blue of magic. But people in the kingdom of Suomen fear magic and shun those who wield it.

Encouraged only by her loving mother, Luule grows up fighting for acceptance in their village. She learns the family trade, becoming an excellent seamstress. Helping her mother, they do enough business to get by…until a plague comes to the village. Luule’s mother dies.

When her mother’s customers abandon her, can Luule survive the coming winter?