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The Darkling Child: The Defenders of Shannara

Terry Brooks

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The Defenders of Shannar, Fiction, Fantasy

From New York Times bestselling fantasy author Terry Brooks comes the second stand-alone novel in his legendary Shannara series - a perfect place for new readers to begin

New powers are awakening. A legend is born . . .

In a distant corner of the Four Lands, the mysterious magic of the wishsong has been detected. Paxon Leah, sworn protector of the Druid order and heir of the enchanted Sword of Leah, must travel to uncover its source - and ensure that this formidable power is not wielded by the wrong hands.

But danger lies in wait, and in a fearsome clash between mortal might and dark magic, it is up to Paxon, as the High Druid's Blade, to defend the people of the Four Lands against a terrifying evil.

From the international bestselling Terry Brooks comes a thrilling new adventure - and an unforgettable new hero.

Praise for Terry Brooks:

'If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' Christopher Paolini, bestselling author of Eragon and Brisingr

'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' Patrick Rothfuss

'I would not be writing epic fantasy today if not for Shannara' Peter V. Brett

'A master of the craft . . . required reading' Brent Weeks

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Praise for The Darkling Child: The Defenders of Shannara

  • Terry Brooks has delivered some of the best fantasy tales written in the past 35 years [and]

  • Brooks' Shannara series is a grand example of the best of the best in the genre . . . The design of

  • the Shannara books spreads the story line across centuries, yet also makes it easy for new

  • readers to jump in at any point - Associated Press

  • If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy

  • Terry Brooks is a master of the craft and a trailblazer . . . Required reading

  • I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years

  • Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world

  • [Brooks'] writing has eerie depths and insights that show just why he is held in such high regard

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Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks has thrilled readers for decades with his powers of imagination and storytelling. He is the author of more than thirty books, most of which have been New York Times bestsellers. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.

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