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White Mare's Daughter Publisher's Summary

In the dawn of time, women ruled, and the people had no word for war. Then the horsemen came.

Sarama is the last of the White Mare's servants, descended from an ancient line conquered long ago by warrior tribes. Her father is the king of one such tribe. Her twin brother Agni is the king's heir. But she is heir to an older world, and a different way.

A sacred vision calls the White Mare westward, and Sarama follows. There, she finds a land where women rule, and men serve, and their language has no word for war. But the horsemen are coming. Sarama must choose between her own people and the people whom she has come to love, and find a way to save them both.

©1998 Judith Tarr (P)2016 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • White Mare's Daughter

    • By: Judith Tarr
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 28 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In the dawn of time, women ruled, and the people had no word for war. Then the horsemen came. Sarama is the last of the White Mare's servants, descended from an ancient line conquered long ago by warrior tribes. Her father is the king of one such tribe. Her twin brother Agni is the king's heir. But she is heir to an older world, and a different way.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Adventure in pre-history, with horses

    • By Elisabeth Carey on 06-04-16

    Regular price: $39.95

  • Book 2

    • Daughter of Lir

    • By: Judith Tarr
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 20 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Long years after the White Mare came to the people of the Mothers, bringing the wild horsemen from the sea of grass and changing the world forever, the world is changing again. The Mother of Lir is dead, her heir cast out amid dire omens. War is coming - such a war as the people have never seen, fought with a new and terrible weapon: the chariot. Rhian, potter's child and White Mare's chosen, ventures with Emry the prince of Lir into the sea of grass and undertakes to steal the enemy's weapon.

    Regular price: $34.94

  • Book 3

    • The Shepherd Kings

    • By: Judith Tarr
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 25 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    For a long, brutal century, the Kingdom of Lower Egypt has been occupied by the "Vile Asiatics", the conquerors called the Shepherd Kings. With their horses and chariots, they overwhelmed the armies of Egypt and swept over the Delta and the sacred cities. Iry, daughter of an old noble house, the Sun Ascendant, has been enslaved by the bearded conquerors. But her new master is born of a different blood, son of the priestess of an ancient rite, the cult of the Horse Goddess and her avatar, the White Mare.

    Regular price: $39.95

  • Book 4

    • Lady of Horses

    • By: Judith Tarr
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In the grandfathers' time, when few yet living had been born, the People worshipped the horse, and served him, and took the gifts that he gave them: his meat, his hide, the milk of his mares. But he had not yet granted to men the greatest gift of all: the gift of riding on his back, and racing the wind. Sparrow is a shaman's daughter in a tribe that forbids women to be kings, to be shamans, to be anything but silent and tractable servants to the all-powerful men.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An empowering tale full of horses!

    • By M. Johns on 05-12-18

    Regular price: $29.95