The Last Stormlord

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Orbit, 2010 - Deserts - 640 pages
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Shale is the lowest of the low-an outcast from a poor village in the heart of the desert. In the desert water is life, and currency, and Shale has none. But he has a secret. It's the one thing that keeps him alive and may save all the cities of the Quartern in the days to come. If it doesn't get him killed first...
Terelle is a slave fleeing a life as a courtesan. She finds shelter in the home of an elderly painter but as she learns the strange and powerful secrets of his art she fears she may have traded a life of servitude for something far more perilous...
The Stormlord is dying in his tower and there is no one, by accident or design, to take his place. He brings the rain from the distant seas to his people. Without a Stormlord, the cities of the Quartern will wither and die.
Their civilization is at the brink of disaster. If Shale and Terelle can find a way to save themselves, they may just save them all. Water is life and the wells are running dry...

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Review: The Last Stormlord (Stormlord #1)

User Review  - Sara J. - Goodreads

You know it's a good book when your brain space after reading it is still filled with the images of the world inside the book and the faces of the characters you come to love and hate. This is a great ... Read full review

Review: The Last Stormlord (Stormlord #1)

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3.5 stars Water is indeed the element at the core of this book: the Quartern, the hot and arid part of the world where the story unfolds, suffers from a chronic lack of water that is supplied only ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Glenda Larke was born in Western Australia and trained as a teacher. She has taught English in Australia, Vienna, Tunisia and Malaysia. Glenda has two children and lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with her husband.

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