The Hob's Bargain

The Hob's Bargain

eBook - 2001
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Patrica Briggs presents a tale of beauty meets beast in this romantic fantasy novel.Hated and feared, magic was banished from the land. But now, freed from the spells of the wicked bloodmages, magic-both good and evil-returns. And Aren of Fallbrook feels her own power of sight strengthen and grow...Overcome by visions of mayhem and murder, Aren vows to save her village from the ruthless raiders who have descended upon it-and killed her family. With the return of wildlings to the hills and forests, she strikes a bargain with the Hob, a magical, human-like creature imbued with the power of the mountains. But the Hob is the last of his kind. And he will exact a heavy price to defend the village-a price Aren herself must pay...
Publisher: 2001.
ISBN: 9781101207918
Branch Call Number: eBook Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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behere
Dec 12, 2016

First book I've read by Briggs. This fantasy book has magic, humor, a little romance. Interesting take on split between body, spirit and soul of beings. I'm not interested in reading about how people change into animals (would they get stretch marks, have to go back to where they changed so they can put on clothes?) so may not read many of her other books.

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wolfchild29
Oct 15, 2011

ok so i loved the book & i wouldnt expect anything less from Patricia Briggs. But it wasnt until half way threw the book that i realised that Hob wasnt some short fat little man but really tall and handsome. other wise i loved this book.

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