A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword, Book 1) by Patrick W. Carr

By Patrick W. Carr

The destiny of the dominion Awaits the solid of Stones

In the backwater village of Callowford, roustabout Errol Stone is enlisted through a church messenger arriving with pressing missives for the hermit priest within the hills. longing for coin, Errol has the same opinion to what he thinks can be a simple activity, yet quickly reveals himself hunted by means of lethal assassins. compelled to escape with the priest and a small band of tourists, Errol quickly learns he's joined a quest which could swap the destiny of his kingdom.

Protected for millennia through the heirs of the 1st king, the kingdom's dynasty nears its finish and the choice of the recent king begins—but in mystery and shadow. As chance mounts, Errol needs to go away in the back of the stains and griefs of the earlier, discover ways to struggle, and observe who's looking him and his partners and the way a ways they are going to visit cease the studying of the stones.

This fast paced fable debut set in a medieval global is a winner. either major and secondary characters are totally drawn and endearing, and Errol's transformation from drunkard to hero is definitely plotted. Carr is a promising CF writer to observe. enthusiasts of epic Christian fantasies will get pleasure from researching a brand new voice.

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