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The Darkling Child by Terry Brooks
  

The Darkling Child

Part of the The Defenders of Shannara Series
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From New York Times bestselling fantasy author Terry Brooks comes the second stand-alone novel in his legendary Shannara series - a perfect place for new readers to begin.

If you like Terry Brooks you might also like to read books by Terry Goodkind, David Gemmell and Steven Erikson.

Synopsis

The Darkling Child by Terry Brooks

*Set in the same world as THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES - now a major fantasy TV series showing on 5Star in the UK and Syfy in Australia* New powers are awakening. A legend is born ...In a distant corner of the Four Lands, the mysterious magic of the wishsong has been detected. Paxon Leah, sworn protector of the Druid order and heir of the enchanted Sword of Leah, must travel to uncover its source - and ensure that this formidable power is not wielded by the wrong hands. But danger lies in wait, and in a fearsome clash between mortal might and dark magic, it is up to Paxon, as the High Druid's Blade, to defend the people of the Four Lands against a terrifying evil. From the international bestselling Terry Brooks comes a thrilling new adventure - and an unforgettable new hero.

Reviews

Praise for Terry Brooks:

'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, bestselling author of Eragon and Brisingr

'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss

'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett

'A master of the craft ...required reading' Brent Weeks

About the Author

Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks first novel, THE SWORD OF SHANNARA, began the post-Tolkien huge boom in epic fantasy in 1977. It was a NEW YORK TIMES bestseller for five months. Since then he has written seven more SHANNARA novels, five MAGIC KINGDOM light fantasies and the KNIGHT OF THE WORD dark fantasies series. Terry Brooks divides his time between Seattle and Hawaii with his wife, Judine.

Photograph © Judine Brooks

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Book Info

Publication date

26th April 2016

Author

Terry Brooks

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www.terrybrooks.net/

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Publisher

Orbit an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

Fantasy
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ISBN

9780356502212

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