Book one of "The Sword of Heaven" and the sequel to "Jaran, this epic fantasy centres around the life of one woman, Tess, wife of Ilya, a warlord whose tribes are sweeping across Rhui, a planet seeking freedom from alien rule. Her husband and her brother are locked in a battle of wills.

An Earthly Crown 1993, Daw Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780886775469

Mass-market paperback