Elizabeth Vaughan writes mostly fantasy romance and science fiction. Her books are mixed with a high dose of fantasy and a little bit of romance.
She doesn't really have a site but she does have a full listing of her books here.
Book 1, Dagger-Star, is also called Red Gloves because the main character always wears red gloves. And she goes by that name too.
In this story Red meets up with Bethral and they become sword-sisters. Both were broken and beaten from life. This story is how they learned to heal, not only as sisters but Red with Josiah Athelbryght.
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