Shwartz, Susan SHARDS OF EMPIRE
New York: Tor / A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1996). 0312857160 / 9780312857165 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket with stunningly beautiful jacket painting by Richard Bober.
"Fantasy novel of 10th-century Byzantium."--Locus. From the author of THE GRAIL OF HEARTS, called by Jane Yolen, "breathtaking, shot through with the red of Roman wine, the gold of oriental jewels...I could not put it down."