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A Shard of Sun Review

Shard is a gryfon entrusted with a great responsibility. A dragon of the Sunland has left her newborn kit to his care, and now Shard has difficult decisions to make about how best to keep the swiftly growing dragonet safe, while remaining true to his own destiny and the prophecy of the Summer King. He sets out to return the dragonet to his kin in the Sunland and find help for his own quest, but his hope for making wise and benevolent allies is quickly replaced with the reality of cold, mistrustful dragons who want nothing to do with gryfons, Shard, or his wars in warmer lands.

In the Silver Isles, the warrior gryfon Caj sets out on a dangerous hunt for his mad wingbrother, Sverin, once the mighty Red King. The safety of the pride, and in the end, Caj’s life, may depend on his success or failure.

Meanwhile, Shard’s wingbrother Kjorn seeks to find him and reconcile, and his quest will take him across the land that was once his birthright and into the heart of tricky alliances, enmities, and the ever-looming threat of the Voiceless, fear-mongering wyrms.

The Song of the Summer King promises that one will rise higher, one will see farther, and his wing beats will part the storm . . . but as Shard learns more of the world and the tangled threads of fate, he begins to fear that no one can part the storm of growing hatred and fear–not even a Summer King.

A Shard of Sun does what the previous two books have promised (and delivered). It brings you deeper into the Silver Isles and even Sunland. You learn more about the deepest secrets of Sverin…about the Dragons and the wyrms. Besieged by darkness, can Shard truly do as he promises, and fly high? Kjorn is seeking Shard in the Sunland, with the Nameless again named. Shard is the only one who can bring together all the species – gryfon, eagle, painted dog. They gather in his name, in his honour. When it comes down to it, will Shard find his path through the stars?

There is even an amazing twist for certain characters. The wolves of the Silver Isles feature in this book more than in Sunfire. Catori, my personal favorite, shows herself briefly, but I love the way that Jess Owen has managed to advance the storyline without sacrificing the characters that I personally have come to love. The dragons are revealed to be entirely different to what you expect – there is a unique slant on them that I cannot help but love.

If I could, this would receive 10/10, but for now, 5/5 will suffice! Get the rest of these books as soon as you can – I’m waiting eagerly for the next book already!

A Shard of Sun is available on Kindle on March 14th, 2015!
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24663877-a-shard-of-sun#

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Shard-Summer-King-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00S71WQF6

http://www.amazon.com/Shard-Summer-King-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00S71WQF6

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Dragon in the Post

One day Gareth receives an egg box and out of it hatches a Firecutter, a dragon to burn a hole into another world – Magical Blistag!

 

This is a Kickstarter project for Phoenix Ark Press. There are many great rewards for donations from as little as £3. Some of the rewards include a Skype chat with David Clement-Davies – author of Fire Bringer, The Sight and Fell, an invitation to the launch party in London (or a video conference link to the party, so it feels as though you are there from your own home!) and even the chance to work with David as a writer!

 

If you can’t actually help to fund this project, then perhaps you could tweet or share on Facebook so other people can! If you have young children who would love a magical dragon – well this is for you and them! Check out the video and remember – the money isn’t taken unless the project  is a success! Let’s make this a roaring success!

 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1159695087/dragon-in-the-post

 

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