A Darkness Returns: Book One of The Dragonwar Saga (Hardcover)

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From legendary author Raymond E. Feist, the first installment in an epic new series that will join his acclaimed Firemane Saga with his signature Riftwar Cycle in a riveting, conclusive adventure.

 As worlds collide . . .

Hatushaly, last scion of the Firemane dynasty; his beloved Hava, and their dubious friend Donte have been transported across space and time from their war-torn world of Garn to the relative peace of Midkemia.

There, on Sorcerer’s Isle, under the guidance of the great magician Magnus and his reincarnated father Pug, Hatu will explore and expand his unique magical abilities: for if Garn is to be saved, they will be needed.

With the evil Pride Lords defeated, the Church of the One has risen to bring death and destruction to Hatu’s home world. The kingdom of Ilcomen has fallen, and now the Church is sending forces to Marquensas, where Daylon Dumarch has declared himself king, and master swordsmith Declan Smith finds himself suddenly raised to the status of prince and war commander.

But there are even greater menaces than the Church of the One waiting in the wings, beings from the Void, creatures born of Darkness. . . 

About the Author

Raymond E. Feist is the author of more than thirty previous books, including the internationally bestselling “Riftwar Cycle” of novels set in his signature world of Midkemia; the Empire trilogy co-authored with Janny Wurts; the stand-alone novel, Faerie Tale; and the epic fantasy series, the Firemane Saga. He lives in San Diego, California.

Praise For…

"Feist is a skilled author of epic fantasy, and this compelling crossover has the same adventurous spirit as his other books. He has established a sweeping and expansive world that thrives upon the elements of classic fantasy." — Library Journal

“This is a true hero’s journey. . . . I had unbelievably high expectations for Master of Furies and I’m so glad it lived up to them. With [Feist’s] signature worldbuilding and masterful storytelling, this is sure to quench your epic fantasy thirst.” — Booktopia

“A delightful wrap-up to the epic saga.” — Booklist on Master of Furies

“Feist displays his mastery of epic fantasy in this impressive second installment to the Firemane Saga… Feist fans will recognize his hallmarks here—quiet moments of a common life interrupted by sweeping battles, and high seas journeys to distant continents. Fantasy readers of all sorts will appreciate his command of both subtle characterization and vast, panoramic story. This is a knockout.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Queen of Storms

“A hard-hitting, heartbreaking second novel of The Firemane Saga…Feist takes us on a wild and perilous ride.” — Grimdark Magazine on Queen of Storms

“Feist is back on top of his game in this series. . . .A delightful fantasy novel, full of simple magic, fighting, political intrigue, and religious strife.” — Booklist (starred review) on King of Ashes

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062315847
ISBN-10: 0062315846
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Publication Date: August 20th, 2024
Pages: 480
Language: English
Series: The Dragonwar Saga