The High Druid's Blade (The Defenders of Shannara #1)
|Series:||The Defenders of Shannara|
Secrets revealed. Powers unleashed. A legend in the making ...It is said that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once waged war with magical weapons. But those heroes are long gone now, and there is nothing enchanted about the antique sword that hangs above Paxon's fireplace. Little does Paxon know though, that extraordinary circumstances are about to overturn his simple world ...and rewrite his destiny. From the international bestselling author Terry Brooks comes a thrilling new adventure - and an unforgettable new hero. Praise for Terry Brooks: 'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini '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
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High adventure, lots of action, and appealing [characters] ... a good place for new readers to jump into the author's world LIBRARY JOURNAL on HIGH DRUID'S BLADE Terry Brooks is a grandmaster of the fantasy genre, and his latest will both captivate and surprise readers... It's truly magical ASSOCIATED PRESS on HIGH DRUID'S BLADE Brooks once again gifts readers with a breathless adventure in this new Shannara trilogy, the Defenders of Shannara. The action begins in the first chapter and doesn't end until the last page RT BOOK REVIEWS on HIGH DRUID'S BLADE If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy Christopher Paolini, bestselling author of ERAGON and BRISINGR Terry Brooks is a master of the craft and a trailblazer ... Required reading Brent Weeks, bestselling author of the Night Angel trilogy Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world Philip Pullman, author of NORTHERN LIGHTS 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, bestselling author of THE NAME OF THE WIND
Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books, including the Dark Legacy of Shannara adventures Wards of Faerie, Bloodfire Quest and Witch Wraith; the Legends of Shannara novels Bearers of the Black Staff and The Measure of the Magic; the Genesis of Shannara trilogy Armageddon's Children, The Elves of Cintra and The Gypsy Morph; and The Sword of Shannara. The author was a practising attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.