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Vendor: Living Ink Books
Publication Date: 2011
Series: Sword of the Dragon
With Ilfedo's beloved wife buried, the Hemmed Land is destined to change, as is he. The sea serpents have again invaded the land and Ilfedo must discover the power behind the sword of the dragon, even as he accepts his people's call to become their Lord Warrior. His daughter grows into a beautiful young woman whose wisdom and love endears her to the people, and sets her on a journey to find a race of unique and powerful creatures. But far to the north an evil long ago stirred, and Letrias's workings soon threaten everything Ilfedo holds dear.
Scott Appleton is a freelance writer living in the northeast corner of Connecticut. He is the author of such published short stories as Splintered Sacrifice and The Woodland King, and By Sword By Right. In his spare time he enjoys photography, astronomy, reading history, novels and science books, and spending time with his wife and son. He finds biblical history particularly fascinating and derives some of the inspiration for his writing from biblical references. Swords of the Six is his first published novel. He may be found on the web at www.TheSwordoftheDragon.com.
Jill WilliamsonOregonAge: 25-34Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Appleton tells stories like no otherDecember 3, 2011Jill WilliamsonOregonAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Upon the death of his wife, Ilfedo returns to find sea serpents attacking the Hemmed Land. He sets out with his comrades and the dragon's daughters. Together they slay the creatures. In gratitude, the people deem him ruler of the Hemmed Land.
Ilfedo raises his daughter, Oganna, unaware that Specter watches over her in secret. Oganna grows into a compassionate and wise young woman who saves the dragon's daughters from certain death and forges an alliance with a race of ancient and powerful creatures. But the Hemmed Land is invaded by an unknown enemy and, while Ilfedo readies his army to search out the enemy, Oganna leads her newfound allies ahead of him.
Appleton tells stories like no other. His epic story weaves generations of characters in a mystery of good versus evil. Ilfedo is a focused hero, and Oganna is a warrior. Offspring is a tale of wonder that will keep readers daydreaming about its imaginative characters, creatures, storyworld, and mystery long after they close the book.