Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

River of Souls

 Ilse Zhalina has spent lifetimes choosing duty over happiness. Will her sacrifices in this timeline tip the magical balance finally to earn her kingdom’s peace…and her eternal love? 

With “One of the most unique heroines ever encountered.” —Romantic Times BOOKReviews, the River of Souls fantasy series, beginning with Passion Play, is “A masterful story of romance, honor, suspense, with plenty of history, geography, politics (both mundane and sexual), and mythology thrown in for good measure.”—Publishers Weekly 

Books in this Series



River of Souls (Volume 3)
Beth Bernobich

King Leos of Károví, the tyrannical despot whose magic made him near immortal and who controlled a tattered empire for centuries through fear and intimidation, is finally dead. Ilse Zhalina watched...

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About the author

Beth Bernobich

BETH BERNOBICH comes from a family of story tellers, artists, and engineers. She juggles her time between working with computer software, writing, family, and karate. Her short stories have appeared publications such as Asimov's, Interzone, Postscripts, Strange Horizons, and Sex in the System. She lives with her husband and son in Bethany, Connecticut.