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  - Floratina - LibraryThing

This is the second book in the Ranger's Apprentice series by John Flanagan, and takes place some months after The Ruins of Gorlan. I enjoyed this book, the start is a bit slower than in the first book ... Read full review

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User Review  - ThePageturners - LibraryThing

Flanagan once again delivers an exciting and engaging tale in the "The Burning Bridge." The book describes how Will and his friends work together to defeat the evil Lord Morgarath, with the action ... 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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