Wards of Faerie

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Wards of Faerie

By Terry Brooks

Del Rey Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345523488, 464pp.

Publication Date: February 26, 2013

Description
Seven years after the conclusion of the High Druid of Shannara trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Terry Brooks at last revisits one of the most popular eras in the legendary epic fantasy series that has spellbound readers for more than three decades.
Tumultuous times are upon the world now known as the Four Lands. Users of magic are in conflict with proponents of science. The dwindling Druid order is threatened with extinction. A sinister politician has used treachery and murder to rise as prime minister of the mighty Federation. Meanwhile, poring through a long-forgotten diary, the young Druid Aphenglow Elessedil has stumbled upon the secret account of an Elven girl's heartbreak and the shocking truth about the vanished Elfstones, which once warded the lands and kept evil at bay. But never has a little knowledge been so very dangerous as Aphenglow quickly learns when she's set upon by assassins. Yet there can be no turning back from the road to which fate has steered her. Whoever captures the Elfstones and their untold powers will surely hold the advantage in the devastating clash to come.
I can t even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I ve read (and reread) over the years. From Shannara to Landover, his work was a huge part of my childhood. Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author of The Name of the Wind
Shannara was one of my favorite fictional worlds growing up, and I look forward to many return trips. Karen Russell, New York Times bestselling author of Swamplandia
If Tolkien is the grandfather of modern fantasy, Terry Brooks is its favorite uncle. Peter V. Brett, New York Times bestselling author of the Demon Cycle series


About the Author
Terry Brookshas thrilled readers for decades with his powers of imagination and storytelling. He is the author of more than thirty books, most of which have beenNew York Timesbestsellers. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest."


Praise For Wards of Faerie

PRAISE FOR LEGENDS OF SHANNARA
 
BEARERS OF THE BLACK STAFF
 
“A finely wrought tale of sacrifice, adventure, betrayal, magic, loss, and a world on the precipice.”—Brent Weeks, author of The Way of Shadows
 
“A story that will delight Brooks’ legions of fans . . . Here’s to many more tales of this incredible world.”—SFRevu
 
THE MEASURE OF THE MAGIC
 
“Classic Terry Brooks . . . infused with details of Shannara’s legends.”—Fantasy Faction
 
“Foolproof for fantasy lovers.”—Library Journal

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