When a traveling bard stumbles into a dragon's den, he is forced to tell stories or end up being eaten. Eventually running out of tales to share, he makes a deal: for his freedom, he will return with new sagas of adventure, romance, and bravery. Tales of the Dragon's Bard is the story of one man's quest to collect the most exciting stories he possibly can, and Eventide is the first town he encounters. With wish-women, gnomes, a centaur farmer, a resident Gossip Fairy, and a blacksmith dwarf, those living in Eventide have enough going on to keep the Dragon's Bard busy .
"Witty and Charming Fairy Tales"
Theres Theona is the daughter of a magic-rich family, but devoid of any known magical ability. Arryk is the rebellious son of the long-lost Aislynn, whose belief in a centaur slave of the Kyree may be the faery kingdom's undoing. And from the goblin realm there is Lunid, a hobgoblin academic obsessed with the vision of a handsome faery prince. As these three heroes seek to breach the barriers between their realms, they will risk bringing titans, dragons, and a warrior tribe into world-altering conflict.
New York Times best-selling master of fantasy, Tracy Hickman, and his wife, author Laura Hickman, offer the first book in a major, new, dragon-laden epic fantasy.
"Great story and characters"
Now, after Mystic Warrior, comes Mystic Quest, Book Two of the Bronze Canticles, a trilogy of magic and heroism, mystery and splendor. Twenty-three years have passed since Galen Arvad first exposed the deep magic. Now, that magic brings tragedy and darkness to the lives of all who wield it in the world.
"Good Followup to the First"
Determined to seek his fortune, Percival Taylor leaves behind his sleepy hometown and sets out to become a legendary pirate - only no one at the roguish seaport of Blackshore will allow him anywhere near a ship! Percival must find other means to win the heart of the beautiful Tuppence Magrathia-Paddock, who has mistaken him for a pirate rogue out of one of her romantic tales. She is entirely willing to swoon into his arms if he can prove his buccaneer soul - and she is willing to arrange her own kidnapping to prove it.
"Fun story! Great characters! Love the narrator!"