Bio: Mercedes Lackey is a full-time writer and has published numerous novels
and works of short fiction, including the best-selling "Heralds of
Valdemar" series. She is also a professional lyricist and a licensed
wild bird rehabilitator. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and
collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots.
Three enchanting stories set during the magical winter solstice. "Moontide" by Mercedes Lackey: In an isolated land where the lure of the "Moontide" leads to shipwrecks, a woman is torn between obeying her father or her king. When she chooses to follow a Fool, she discovers magic she'd never expected...at a price that might be too high. "The Heart of the Moon" by Tanith Lee: Clirando, a warrior priestess unready to face the powers trapped within her, struggles under the curse of a dead comrade u... more info>>