In the mythical land of Laotir, chaos is rapidly encroaching on daily life. The Queen has isolated the country and is w stopping trade with other nations. When a popular Duke and his wife are murdered with a poison which can't be identified, the ble structure of the country is questioned. The care of the Duke and Duchesses young son falls to the Duke's sister, Marchioness Elear, who had been living her own nightmare for the last five years. With her nephew w in her charge, Ellie needs to make changes to her life. She is reunited with her long estranged love and a circle of friends who she'd held at arm's length. The more she learns about the murders, the more convinced she is that someone in the palace is behind them. The Witch's Brother, the first in The Witch's Story is filled with magic, stalwart Knights, deep friendship, a wicked Queen, legal maneuvers and true love.
Amy Austin-Taggart studied theology and social work and used these skills to work in several local churches. After a brush with cancer, she decided to follow her dreams and begin writing. Her first book, The Faerie Queen Chronicles: Ascension was published in 2011 after participating in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). She has participated every year since, and The Witch's Brother was first created there. Amy married her college sweetheart and together they have two daughters and two dogs. They live in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her heart, however, remains in her native Buffalo, New York.