Deborah J. Ross
Darkover novels volume 28
After an interstellar civil war, heir to the throne Prince Gareth Elhalyn takes on a secret mission to stop the seedy population of Darkover from arming the Dry Towners with forbidden weapons.
DAW Books, Inc
The saga of two kingdoms, divided by bitter history and present-day suspicions, one armed with devastating power and the other determined to overcome it, no matter what the price. Can love and resourcefulness overcome even the overwhelming power of a Thunderlord? A follow-up to The Ages of Chaos omnibus, Thunderlord is a brand-new novel of the genre-bending Darkover universe, expanded by Marion Zimmer Bradley's collaborator Deborah J. Ross.