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Rock Star!

Things were starting to look up for Magelord Minalan the Spellmonger: The magic mountain in his domain not only made him a wealthy man and the most powerful mage in history, it also produced a lode of magical gemstones with unique properties - properties the Alka Alon, the masters of magic on Callidore, are fascinated by. When Minalan gets his chance to trade some of his magic rocks for irionite, he finds himself in a position to raise hundreds more magi with the stones...making them High Magi.

But as valuable as that bargain is for prosecuting the war with the Dead God and his sinister armies, such power comes with a hefty price. Every new High Mage Minalan raises presents potential new problems. The Magelords have inspired fear in their neighbors. The warmagi invent deadly new spells. The lower orders of magi are getting restless. The mage-led Sevendor Town wants a new charter. King Rard and the royal court are pressuring the nascent Arcane Orders politically. Some magi are crossing the Penumbra and taking stones from the goblins as well as taking their service. And some are just starting to get a little crazy.

It makes a nice, normal little raid on his lands seem refreshing in its simplicity.

In trying to balance the needs of the war with the needs of a well-ordered Order, Minalan finds himself making compromises, cutting deals, and bargaining what power he has in a high-stakes game where Chaos seems to be the only player who knows the rules. The temptations of his position and the power he wields are great, but so, he discovers, are the responsibilities. But when his patience seems nearly exhausted and his alliances seem ready to crumble, a massive army emerges from the shadowy realms and strikes south, forcing the High Magi to rally around the Spellmonger in defense of the kingdom.

As the genocidal goblin army marches toward the once-prosperous cottonlands of Gilmora, Minalan and his High Magi must defend a single bridge against them at all costs. And they are ready to. But the plans of magi count little when the powerful and subtle mind of the Dead God opposes them. For when the die is cast and the first blow is struck, it becomes clear that nothing is as Minalan had foreseen. As disaster looms for the humani kingdom and even the Alka Alon are threatened, only a desperate appeal to divinity, a dangerously risky adventure and a little classy enchantment offer any hope against calamity. For the day has come when all that stands between ruin and survival is the bravery and cunning of the Spellmonger and his High Magi!

©2017 Terry Mancour (P)2018 Podium Publishing

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  • Joseph
  • 22 05 2018

I love this series can not wait for the next

I do love this book can't wait for the next one to come out hopefully with the same reader. and honestly there are so many more of these I mean I am just chomping at the bit

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  • James Owen Colla
  • 10 04 2018

Good but a few complaints

This is a good story so far but this book was way too short and needed more action and has so many plot holes


Spoilers below.....




Wtf why not kill the dragon that’s knocked unconscious?!? And why is the thoughtful knife only used in the last battle also why not drop a giant bolder on the dragon that’s swimming toward you if it’s taking hours to get to you!!!!! Way to many plot holes!!!!!

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  • Kate Pritchard
  • 25 05 2018

Wonderful Series

As a fan of extended fantasy stories, I couldn’t appreciate the Spell monger series more!
I look forward to the next installment in the series.
And, John Lee is marvelous to listen to!

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  • Slick25
  • 23 05 2018

Amazing and fantastical

I love the spellmonger series and my only problem is having to wait for them to be released on audible. I know I could actually READ the books but John Lee’s narration is just too damn perfect and it wouldn’t be the same.

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  • leif
  • 22 05 2018

great series, love the magic or Wizardry.

very captivating, similar to The Wheel of Time or j. r. r. Tolkien trilogy of the rings.

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  • Aaron Brown
  • 20 05 2018

great story. great series.

love this narrator and series. feels fun and less epic than a lot of fantasy.

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  • jonathandmcgowan
  • 06 04 2018

Back on track

Last book was a bit less then it’s siblings in the series. Glad to see we are back on track!

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  • Chewy
  • 18 08 2018

Catchup

A lot of the story is trying to tie everything together. Not bad, but wish didn't waste time from the other book. yet without, i would probably be missing key information in next book. what happens when you split books by perspective. So rated high in anticipation on need in future books and not so much as a stand alone. Still good stand alone though.

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  • Christopher J. Havens
  • 16 08 2018

I’m in Love!

There’s nothing I disliked about this book or the series as a whole. I’m on book 6 now and I haven’t stopped since I started the series. It’s an extraordinary series from the writing, pacing, and character development to the narration.

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  • William Williamson
  • 15 08 2018

excellent

Great book in the series, yet another ending with vast possibilities ib the future. Good work

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  • Utente anonimo
  • 18 04 2018

Still holding on to see

excellent book can't wait to see if the next book is has good has the last 5

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  • CCCM
  • 07 05 2018

I Loved It!!!

I'm just sorry that the others in the series haven't been release yet. I guess just have to buy the books (mega smiles)

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  • Debbie Pol
  • 13 07 2018

Addictive

From the story to the narration this series of books is amazing!
I am starting the next book now and eagerly await the rest of the series to be available!
Thank you!!!!

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  • angela
  • 07 07 2018

Fantastic

l absolutely have loved all of these books so far and I'm just about to start the next one

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  • Dave
  • 06 07 2018

the series keeps on delivering

keep up the good writing Terry and excellent performance John.
really enjoying the evolution of this series

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03 07 2018

A gripping and well narrated series.

Absolutely love this series and cannot wait to read/listen to the rest. Keep it up Min!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27 05 2018

Another good instalment

Narrator was good again, maintaining consistency through the series do far. The pace of the story is good and new elements are brought into the world to be explored in additional books.

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  • Rob Gordon
  • 22 05 2018

Brilliant

I loved it like the whole series a grwat listen would highly recomend to all

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  • bill
  • 17 05 2018

brilliant series

ive loved this series and cant wait for the next book. its engaging and the author has created a brilliant world of magic

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  • Magnus
  • 14 05 2018

Still apprreciating the story

A worthy continuation of the series. Looking forward to the next in the series. Good listen