Rifkind's Challenge - Abbey, Lynn

Rifkind, a chieftains daughter, learned to wield a sword while all other women were bound by tribal custom to children and the cooking fire. But when her clan is massacred, she sets forth on a quest to savage lands ruled by magic and the sword.

Rifkind's Challenge 2007, Tor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780765352033

Mass-market paperback

Rifkind's Challenge 2006, Tor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780765313461