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This is book #2 in the Leland Dragon Series
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Peace was fleeting. Vorham Riddess, Venur of Esra Province, covets the crystal ore buried deep in Leland's mountains. His latest device to obtain it: land by marriage to a Leland maiden. But that's not all.
Among Dragonkind, old threats haunt Mount Gore, and shadows loom in the thoughts of the Red who restored life to land and love. A dragon hunter, scarred from countless battles, discovers he can yet suffer more wounds.
In the midst of it all, Sela Redheart is lost, driven from her home with only her old uncle to watch over her. As the dragon-born child of Kallon, the leader of Leland's Dragon Council, she is trapped in human form with no understanding of how she transformed, or how to turn back.
Wanderers seek a home, schemes begin to unfurl, and all is at risk as magic and murder, marriage and mystery strangle the heart of Esra. A struggle for power far older and deeper than anyone realizes will leave no human or dragon unaffected.
In a world where magic is born of feeling, where the love between a girl and a dragon was once transformative, what power dwells in the heart of young Sela?
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Author: Caron Rider
publication date: Februry 24 2012
When seventeen-year-old Diana recognizes an elderly priest in a video on YouTube, she realizes that reincarnation is real and that she’s been alive before! Every night in her dreams, she relives her past learning that it’s kill or be killed. Now a bishop at the Vatican whom she saved in another life calls on her once more. She is needed to help defeat evil within the catacombs of Rome. But when she arrives in Rome, she meets Alexander – the man of her dreams! Through the centuries she has loved him…betrayed him...been killed by him. Will she give him another chance or this time will she strike first?(
It’s not often you read about demon slayers, and being reincarnated over and over. But what made Diana special was that she is able to dream about her past lives. That may not be the best thing. She only dreams about her deaths. Never about the good things, just her deaths and how Alexander has killed her over and over again.
At the beginning I was unsure if I was going to like this book but these types of books always surprise me. And once I started it I couldn’t stop, this book was very fast paced and it was almost scary to read about all her deaths, and to be able to imagine all that happening to one person is just unbearable. I found myself cringing when she got hurt or laughing when she was laughing. And I found myself rooting for Alexander and Diana to get together.
The only problem with those two is that Alexander is a demon and Diana is a demon hunter, you would think that Diana would slay him and get over him when she had the chance, but somehow he convinces her differently. I don’t want to give too much away, but I will say you won’t be upset with the outcome.
I don’t believe in reincarnation but the whole plot was different and creative and I loved every second of it. I loved how she incorporated history in this book, putting her own creative twist on things. I was very surprised at the biblical reference and loved that she incorporated that into her book.
And while we didn’t get a whole lot of Alexander, only bits and pieces I know that he will show more often in the next book “Silver Demon” which hopefully will come out sometime later this year.
I highly recommend reading this book, you won’t be disappointed!
Don't forget to read the author interview with the author here
Author of: Silver Knight
In the 1990s, I began teaching adults to use computer software, hardware, and networking. After several years, my clients became younger and younger until I found myself tutoring high school dropouts to pass the GED. I found working with at-risk teenagers so rewarding that I changed my undergraduate major to Education.
Upon graduating from the University of South Alabama with a B.S., I began teaching high school history and continue to teach history classes online. I now live in rural Missouri with my two kids, two dogs, two cats, and father.
1- How long did the writing process for Silver Knight take?
Silver Knight took almost a year to write and edit.
2- When will the second book come out?
Silver Demon will come out towards the end of June (barring any technical problems with editing). So hopefully it will be available on the Summer Solstice.
3- What inspired you to write a book about slaying demons?
I am a history buff and particularly like history about different religions and how they came about. In my family history I have a relative who was named Solomon. Now one of the more famous people in Jewish and Christian history was King Solomon. So there I have one connection with the idea of people coming back around based on a continuation of their names (not that I think I’m descended from King Solomon, but you never know). Then there is an ancient text known as the Testament of Solomon, which talks about Solomon controlling armies of demons. So I put him together with killing demons and reincarnation. From there I simply wanted an enjoyable story that had a strong female lead.
4- Obviously there’s going to be a second book, how many books are going to be included in the series?
I thought for the first part of The Silver Series, it would be a trilogy. From that point I would like to have some stories about several of the other characters that might be stand-alone novels within this same demon-killing world.
5- If you could be any character (male or female) from your book who would you pick? And why?
I would be Bathsheba. In Silver Knight, she already has a connection to several of the characters (and if you’ve read it and were paying particular attention, then you may have found all the connections), but readers will learn a lot more about her in book two. She’s an exciting character.
6- While writing this book, did you write it cover to cover, or did you write it in separate pieces?
I have a really weird writing style that drives my editor nuts! I go through and write the whole thing, but it tends to be very bare bones. So then I go back and start filling in pieces. I have a feeling my methodology will probably evolve some as the story progresses.
7- Do you have any rituals you do while writing (like listening to music, etc.)? And when do you do most of your writing?
I do my best brainstorming when I listen to music and drive but I have to write while it’s quiet. Really I’m at my computer from about 6:30 a.m. until about 10:00 p.m. I only take breaks to tend to the house, kids, grandpa, animals, etc.
8- What are some things about you that nobody really knows?
That’s a tough one because I’m pretty much an open book. When my students first meet me, it’s funny because if you ask me a question, I’m going to answer it and they are often very surprised at those answers. I’ve taught many who are considered “at-risk” so their attitude towards me is often hostile until they discover that I grew up more poor than many of them and that I had a mother who was an alcoholic and drug addict. All of a sudden I’m not considered “the enemy” because they feel like I’ve faced some of the same hurdles. It’s important to me for them to know that they can overcome whatever life has thrown at them.
Author: Micael West
Publication date: March 2012
Man no longer worships the old gods; forgotten and forsaken, they have become nothing more than myth and legend. But all that is about to change.
After the ruins of a vast, ancient civilization are discovered on the ocean floor, Coast Guard officers find a series of derelict ships drifting in the current—high-priced yachts and leaking fishing boats, all ransacked, splattered in blood, their crews missing and presumed dead.
And that’s just the beginning.
Vacationing artist Larry Neuhaus has just witnessed a gruesome shark attack, a young couple torn apart right before his eyes….at least, he thinks it was a shark. And when one of these victims turns out to be the only son of Roger Hays, the most powerful man in the country, things go from bad to worse.
Now, to stop the carnage, Larry and his new-found friends must work together to unravel a mystery as old as time, and face an enemy as dark as the ocean depths
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