This is book number 8 in the Saga of Recluce series.
L.E. Modesitt, Jr.'s The White Order continues his bestselling fantasy series the Saga of Recluce, which is one the most popular in contemporary epic fantasy.
Powerful white mages killed Cerryl's father to protect their control of the world's magic.
Raised by his aunt and uncle, Cerryl learns that he has inherited his father's magic abilities. His abilities do not protect him, however. When Cerryl witnesses a white mage destroy a renegade magician, he must sent to the city of Fairhaven for his own safety and to find his destiny.
“An intriguing fantasy in a fascinating world.”—Robert Jordan, New York Times bestselling author of The Wheel of Time® series
Saga of Recluce
#1 The Magic of Recluce / #2 The Towers of Sunset / #3 The Magic Engineer / #4 The Order War / #5 The Death of Chaos / #6 Fall of Angels / #7 The Chaos Balance / #8 The White Order / #9 Colors of Chaos / #10 Magi’i of Cyador / #11 Scion of Cyador / #12 Wellspring of Chaos / #13 Ordermaster / #14 Natural Order Mage / #15 Mage-Guard of Hamor / #16 Arms-Commander / #17 Cyador’s Heirs / #18 Heritage of Cyador /#19 The Mongrel Mage
Story Collection: Recluce Tales
Other Series by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
The Imager Portfolio
The Corean Chronicles
The Spellsong Cycle
The Ghost Books
The Ecolitan Matter
“Return to this disciplined and uncompromising world of fantasy. You will not be disappointed.” —Realms of Fantasy
“Another entry in Modesitt's popular Recluce series, one that upholds the saga's reputation for intelligence and increasing originality....This volume in the series stands unusually well on its own as a classic and competent coming-of-age story.” —Booklist