Mage's Blood

Mage's Blood

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David Hair is the award-winning writer of two young adult fiction series, "The""Aotearoa " and "The Return of Ravana" (based on the Vedic epic "The Ramayana"). "Mage's Blood, "the first volume of a series called "The Moontide Quartet, " is Hair's first work of adult fantasy. In a starred review of "Mage's Blood," "Publisher's Weekly" said, "This multilayered beginning to the Moontide Quartet plunges readers into a taut network of intrigue and mystery that tightens with each chapter. Hair portrays a stark and beautiful world breaking apart, with both good and evil characters desperate to reshape it through magic, war, and treachery. This strong debut should draw in fantasy readers of all stripes."
Most of the time the Moontide Bridge lies deep below the sea, but every twelve years the tides sink and the bridge is revealed, its gates open for trade. The Magi are hell-bent on ruling this new world, and for the last two Moontides they have led armies across the bridge on "crusades of conquest." Now, the third Moontide is almost here, and this time the people of the East are ready for a fight... but it is three seemingly ordinary people that will decide the fate of the world.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 704 pages
  • 157 x 231 x 61mm | 930g
  • English
  • New.
  • 1623650143
  • 9781623650148

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PRAISE FOR DAVID HAIR
"This is an exotic story of dangerous magic and intrigue that kept me turning the pages until late into the night." --Lesley Livingston, award-winning author of the Wondrous trilogy
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About David Hair

David Hair is the award-winning writer of two YA fiction series, "The Aotearoa" (set in New Zealand), and "The Return of Ravana" (based on the Vedic epic "The Ramayana"). "Mage's Blood" is his first work of adult fantasy and the first in his brand-new Moontide Quartet. Hair was raised in New Zealand, and after briefly settling down in Britain and India and traveling the world, he now lives in Wellington, New Zealand.
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4 41% (1,751)
3 19% (841)
2 6% (271)
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