By Robin McKinley

Ace Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780441018741, 259pp.

Publication Date: November 24, 2009

Beekeeper Marisol has been chosen as the new Chalice, destined to stand beside the Master and mix the ceremonial brews that hold the Willowlands together. But the relationship between Chalice and Master has always been tumultuous, and the new Master is unlike any before him.

About the Author
Robin McKinley has won various awards and citations for her writing, including the Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown.