This novel is the first in the Gathandrian Trilogy fantasy novels. It is available at Amazon on the Kindle and also as a paperback (see below for details).
The Gifting is showcased at the Awesome Indies website.
Simon Hartstongue is a mind-reader, and branded a coward and a murderer. When his overlord and lover Ralph Tregannon turns against him, he is forced to embark on a treacherous journey to the distant and magical land of Gathandria in order to save his country and his own soul. During a series of terrifying trials, Simon must encounter the trickery of the deadly Mind Executioner as well as the secret dealings of those he ought to trust.