Closer to home: Herald Spy Series, Book 1

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New York Times -bestselling author Mercedes Lackey's Herald Spy series, set in the beloved fantasy world of Valdemar Mags was once an enslaved orphan living a harsh life in the mines, until the King's Own Herald discovered his talent and trained him as a spy. Now a Herald in his own right, at the newly established Heralds' Collegium, Mags has found a supportive family, including his Companion Dallen. Although normally a Herald in his first year of Whites would be sent off on circuit, Mags is needed close to home for his abilities as a spy and his powerful Mindspeech gift. There is a secret, treacherous plot within the royal court to destroy the Heralds. The situation becomes dire after the life of Mags' mentor, King's Own Nikolas, is imperiled. His daughter Amily is chosen as the new King's Own, a complicated and dangerous job that is made more so by this perilous time. Can Mags and Amily save the court, the Heralds, and the Collegium itself?
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series Valdemar universe. Herald spy novels
series_with_volume Valdemar universe. Herald spy novels|1
subject_facet Conspiracies -- Fiction, Courts and courtiers -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, American, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Psychic ability -- Fiction, Spy stories, American, Teachers -- Fiction
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title_full Closer to Home Herald Spy Series, Book 1, Closer to home / Mercedes Lackey
title_short Closer to home
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topic_facet Conspiracies, Courts and courtiers, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, American, Fathers and daughters, Fiction, Orphans, Psychic ability, Science Fiction, Spy stories, American, Teachers, Thriller