A Plague of Angels by Sheri S. Tepper

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Atop a twisting,  canyon-climbing street, a witch lurks in a fortress  built robust to maintain out dragons and ogres. In  another a part of the geographical region, a tender orphan is  maturing right into a appealing lady within the enchanted  village that's her domestic. someplace within reach, a tender man  is looking experience after working clear of his  family's small farm. abruptly an odd and  terrible prophecy units off a sequence of occasions that will  bring those 3 jointly within the heroic, romantic,  and exciting story of an age-old conflict.

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