The Sworn

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Little, Brown Book Group, Feb 3, 2011 - Fiction - 608 pages
22 Reviews
As plague and famine scourge the Winter Kingdoms, a vast invasion force is mustering from beyond the Northern Sea. And at its heart, a dark spirit mage wields the blood magic of ancient, vanquished gods. Summoner-King Martris Drayke must attempt to meet this great threat, gathering an army from a country ravaged by civil war. And neighbouring lands reel toward anarchy while plague decimates their leaders. Drayke must seek new allies from among the living - and the dead - as an untested generation of rulers face their first battle. Then someone disturbs the legendary Dread as they rest in a millennia-long slumber beneath sacred barrows. Their warrior guardians, the Sworn, know the Dread could be pivotal as a force for great good or evil. But if itís the latter, could even the Summoner-Kingís sorcery prevail?

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Review: The Sworn (Fallen Kings #1)

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

I really had to force myself to get through this book. The characters are introduced in a prologue that explains the past four books, but there is so much information laid out that it fails at its ... Read full review

Review: The Sworn (Fallen Kings #1)

User Review  - Anna Vc - Goodreads

Another excellent installment to The Chronicles of the Necromancer series. This one is marketed as an offshoot of the series, but the book starts 6 months later after the end of the 4th title in the ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Gail Z. Martin is the popular author of the Chronicles of the Necromancer series. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and three children.

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