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Nomvula

Nomvula

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Hlumelo By authorhlumelo Updated 6 days ago

When Queen Nomvula, a pacifist with a bloody past, is threatened with war by a reckless prince, she must fight an escalating battle of politics to avoid statewide conflict.  Worse, someone in the Hundred Hills knows her deadliest secret, and is setting all the neighbouring lands on a collision course that will devastate the region for generations.

To keep ahead of the machinations, Nomvula must leverage her lands, her values, and even her children, and somehow keep the ancestral war god inside her from laying waste to everything she loves.

An African fantasy blending the ancestors and alchemy.

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