The Burning Bridge: Book Two

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Penguin, Jun 8, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone!

For years, the Kingdom of Araluen has prospered, with the evil lord Morgarath safely behind the impassable mountains. For years, its people have felt secure. but the scheming hand of the dark lord has not been idle. . . . on a special mission for the rangers, will and his friend Horace, an apprentice knight, travel to a neighboring village and discover the unsettling truth: All the villagers have either been slain or captured. but why? Could it be that Morgarath has finally devised a plan to bring his legions over the supposedly insurmountable pass? if so, the king?s army is in imminent danger of being crushed in a fierce ambush. And will and Horace are the only ones who can save them.

Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire series.

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User Review  - Sonya.Contreras - LibraryThing

The second in a series of fast-paced adventure during the time of lords, barons, and superstitions. The evil is presented well, with the oppression and darkness but not the gore and grime so many will ... Read full review

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

I remember loving this series when I was younger, and I'm really happy that I can still enjoy it now. Really likable characters and lots of action, along with a bit of innocent romance and tragic cliffhangers. It's a lot of fun and an easy read, so I highly recommend it. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

John Flanagan grew up in Sydney, Australia, hoping to be a writer. John began writing Ranger’s Apprentice for his son, Michael, ten years ago, and is still hard at work on the series and its spinoff, Brotherband Chronicles. He currently lives in the suburb of Manly, Australia, with his wife. In addition to their son, they have two grown daughters and four grandsons.

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