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    Holly Taylor

Night Birds’ Reign

by: Holly Taylor

Book 1 of the Dreamer’s Cycle

The legend is as old as time …

The High King is dead. The land is in peril. A child has been born to save his people. But a traitor lurks with evil in his mind and murder in his heart, dogging the footsteps of those who protect the babe who would be king.

But magic is at work, high magic.

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Holly Taylor. Since reading J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis at an early age, Holly Taylor has been an avid fan of fantasy novels. The third of four girls, her family encouraged a love of reading, a respect for hand-me-downs and a well-developed sense of humor. She majored in history and literature, and has obtained a Masters Degree in medieval history. She is well-read on the subjects of Celtic and Germanic mythology and the seeds of truth behind the mysterious Arthurian legends – the inevitable result of a trip to England and a visit to Stonehenge.

For over twenty years she has worked with nonprofit organizations to raise money for their charitable causes. Born and raised in the South, she now lives and works in Southern California. Her hobbies include golfing, embroidery and home improvement.
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About This Book
Overview

The legend is as old as time …

The High King is dead. The land is in peril. A child has been born to save his people. But a traitor lurks with evil in his mind and murder in his heart, dogging the footsteps of those who protect the babe who would be king.

But magic is at work, high magic.

Gwydion the Dreamer awakes, screaming, from a prophetic dream of tragedy and loss, a dream peopled by kings of the past. Though he thinks he is not ready, the Shining Ones lay a task upon him: protect young Arthur; and locate Caladfwlch, the lost sword of the last, murdered High King of Kymru.

Dodging assassins to find the woman who holds the key to unlock a horrible secret, and fighting the longings of his own shattered heart, Gwydion sets out upon his odyssey. And finds that fate cannot be fulfilled without sacrificing the life of someone he loves …

Details

Publisher: Medallion Press Inc.
Publish Date: 2005
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GRADE: A "This is an epic novel — fat in heft, rich on detail. The characters of Night Bird's Reign really grab the reader, and they do not--let me repeat do not--let go... Kudos to Ms. Taylor." ~ Fantasy Novel Review

"Night Bird's Reign is an intriguing story; one that will wow many fantasy readers ... At over 500 books, there is a lot to take in. Don't expect this to be a quick read, but do expect it to be gripping." ~ Round Table Reviews