The Hero Strikes Back
- Publish Date: 2006-08-29
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Author: Moira J. Moore
In a realm beset by natural disasters, only the magical abilities of the bonded PairsSource and Shieldmake the land habitable and keep the citizenry safe. The ties that bind them are far beyond the relationships between lovers or kinand last their entire lives
Whether they like it or not.
The weather in the city of High Scape is off the charts. Its snowing in the middle of summer, and the townsfolk are desperate for Shield Lee Mallorough and Source Shintaro Karish to fix itwhich they cant do. But try explaining that to an angry mob
Meanwhile, theres a crazed killer targeting aristocrats. Karish has forfeited the Dukedom of Westsea to continue working as a Source, but Lee fears that technicality wont matter to the murderer. It certainly doesnt matter to Karishs mother, whos bound and determined that he take the title.
Only by working together will Lee and Karish be able to figure out the weather, catch the killer before its too late, and most importantlyget rid of Karishs mother.