Bardic Voices: The Lark and the Wren by Mercedes Lackey
Paperback. Condition: Good. 1995. Baen Books. Stock Image.
Book 1 in the Bardic Voices series. If Rune could get the proper training, she could become one of the finest bards her world has ever seen. But her advantages are few, so when she decides to play her fiddle for the Ghost of Skull Hill, he agrees to a bargain--an arrangement that could mean silver for her future quest . . . or her death at the hands of the ghost.