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Flight of the Nighthawks : Darkwar Book 1 by Raymond E Feist
  

Flight of the Nighthawks : Darkwar Book 1

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Dark War Book 1, the first in a new series for the Conclave of Shadows, the next chapter in the history of Midkemia. Click here to find out more about the second in series Into a Dark Realm.

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Flight of the Nighthawks : Darkwar Book 1 by Raymond E Feist

The Conclave of Shadows, the undercover organisation charged with the protection of Midkemia, have problems: the evil magician Leso Varen is still at large and thousands of portals to a parallel dimension inhabited by the cruel and fiendish Dasati, have been discovered in Novindus.

Leso Varen, a powerful and malign magician with the power to possess and transport himself from body to body, and his Nighthawk assassins are plotting chaos and annihilation in the royal house of Kesh. The Nameless One is awakening and needs Varen to help him re-emerge completely and tip the balance of good and evil in the world, plunging Midkemia into darkness and ruin.

But when the Conclave attempt to warn the Emperor, it becomes clear that many of the truebloods – nobles related by birth to the Emperor – are already Varen's slaves, both willing and unwitting, and the Conclave are forced into a race against time to save Great Kesh before evil engulfs the land.

Flight of the Night Hawks begins a brand new series from the master of fantasy, set on a grand scale; revisiting the exotic political-intrigue of Great Kesh (touched upon in the classic Riftwar books), and carrying the reader into a dark underworld of crime and black magic.

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`File under guilty pleasure.
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`Get in at the start of a master's new series.
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About the Author

Raymond E Feist
Raymond Feist was born and raised in Southern Carolina. He was educated at the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated with honours in Communication Arts. He is the author of numerous worldwide fantasy bestsellers including the groundbreaking classic ‘Riftwar Saga’ and has continued his phenomenal success with his new Riftwar series including bestsellers ‘Krondor:The Betrayal’ and ‘Krondor:The Assassins’.

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Publication date

4th September 2006

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Raymond E Feist

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

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Paperback (a Format)
432 pages

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Fantasy
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ISBN

9780007133765

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