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EPIC FANTASY ADVENTURE SERIES
“Stephen Merlino is an entire storyteller–a author with fantastic concepts, stunning twists, a fancy and enviable type, all of which culminates with a robust emotional climax. It actually would not get higher!”
—David Farland, New York Occasions Bestselling fantasy creator
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“The primary quantity in Stephen Merlino’s ‘The Unseen Moon’ collection, The Jack of Souls is a terrific learn from starting to finish and clearly establishes Merlino as a grasp of the fantasy motion/journey style. Extremely beneficial for neighborhood library Science Fiction & Fantasy collections…”
—MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
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“This can be a e book the place characters are on a clock and the stakes are excessive. Comparisons may simply be drawn with the works of Tolkien or Martin… Merlino weaves a story of swords and sorcery that in some way finds new methods to take readers down the well-worn path of fantasy literature. Tolkien’s affect will be discovered within the fantastically described environments of the story and the depth of the solid of well-developed characters. The comparability to Martin is usually drawn as a result of the Story of Fireplace and Ice collection is commonly acclaimed for its interpretation of real-world, human tales via the lens of fantasy.”
—Superior Indies 5-star Assessment
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Within the custom of the Shannara Chronicles and the Witcher collection: A Rogue & Knight Journey
Harric, an outcast rogue, should break a curse on his destiny or die by his nineteenth birthday. Because the day approaches, nightmares from the spirit world stalk him and tear at his sanity. To outlive, he’ll want greater than his normal methods. He’ll need assistance—and a whole lot of it—however on the dominion’s lawless frontier, his solely allies are different outcasts.
One among these is Caris, a mysterious, horse-whispering runaway, intent upon changing into one of many Queen’s first feminine knights. The opposite is Sir Willard—ex-immortal, ex-champion, now hooked on pain-killing herbs and banished from the courtroom.
With their assist, Harric may maintain his curse at bay. However for a way lengthy?
And each companions carry perils and secrets and techniques of their very own: Caris bears the scars of a troubled previous; Willard is at warfare with the Previous Ones, an order of insane immortal knights who as soon as enslaved the dominion. The Previous Ones have returned to homicide Willard and seize the throne from his queen. Willard is on the run and on one closing, determined quest for his queen.
Collectively, Harric and his companions should overcome fanatical armies, murderous sorcerers, and highly effective supernatural foes.
Alone, Harric should face the temptation of a forbidden magic that would break his curse, however value him the one girl he’s ever cherished.
* * * A story of magic, mischief, and the triumph of tricksters. * * *
REVIEWS & TESTIMONIALS
“An epic trip, a magical world, and incredible characters that seize your creativeness and will not let go… The Jack of Souls has all of it.”
—Corinne O’Flynn, USA At present Bestselling creator of The Expatriates collection.
“A wealthy and rewarding new fantasy mythos!”
—Rob Could, creator of Dragon Killer
“Of all of the books I’ve learn previously couple of years, The Jack of Souls is by far my favourite. Merlino’s outstanding creativeness and storytelling expertise had me on the sting of my seat the entire method via!”
—Karen Duvall, creator of Darkest Knight, and Demon Fare.
A number of Award-Successful Fantasy Novel
Winner of the 2016 Unbiased Publishers (IPPY) Silver award for Fantasy.
First Place Winner of the 2014 Pacific Northwest Writers Affiliation award for fantasy.
First Place Winner of the 2014 Southwest Writers award for fantasy.
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