The Wild Swans by Peg Kerr
From the Old World
England, 1689: Banished from her father’s house, Lady Eliza Grey’s one wish is to find her long-lost brothers. She does, only to discover them enslaved by a strange and terrible magic. Now, caught in a fairy tale turned real, she vows to break the spell and free those she loves — even though her loyalty may cost Eliza her life …
To a New World
New York, 1981: Banished from his father’s house, Elias Latham’s one wish is to find acceptance. He does, only to discover his new family and friends falling prey to a dreadful and mysterious plague. Now, caught in a nightmare turned real, Elias vows to stand beside those he loves — even though his faithfulness may cost him his life …
Two struggles. Two curses. Two tales. One truth. The Wild Swans.
Peg Kerr was born in a Chicago suburb, moved to Minnesota to attend college, and has stayed in Minnesota ever since. She attended the Clarion Writers Workshop in 1988, and in addition to writing short fiction that has appeared in various science fiction and fantasy magazines and anthologies, she is the author of the novels Emerald House Rising and The Wild Swans.