The Sworn: The Fallen Kings Cycle: Book One

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Little, Brown Book Group, Feb 3, 2011 - Fiction - 608 pages
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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 it's the latter, could even the Summoner-King's sorcery prevail?

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User Review  - kiaras - LibraryThing

The Sworn is the first book in a new series featuring the Winter Kingdoms and all our old friends from Chronicles of the Necromancer plus a few extras. It’s being advertised as the perfect place for ... Read full review

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User Review  - SonicQuack - LibraryThing

The previous entries in the series have been hit and miss in delivering tension even though the characters and plots had been fleshed out enough to create credible fantasy. There are some unique ideas ... Read full review

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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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