Take a Thief - Lackey, Mercedes

Returning to the bestselling world of Valdemar, Lackey presents the untold story of Skif, a popular character from her first published novel, "Arrows of the Queen." A homeless orphan who lives with a gang of juvenile pickpockets, Skif is soon "chosen" by one of Valdemar's magical horses and becomes a Herald serving the Queen.

Take a Thief 2002, Daw Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780756400583

Mass-market paperback

Take a Thief 2001, Daw Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780756400088