Set in ancient times when magic first ruled, our young hero, Ealdred discovers powers within him that can never be brought to light. With a powerful adversary and an unlikely ally, Ealdred embarks on a treacherous journey to find the truth even if it will end up getting him killed.
Broken Arrow is quite the typical fantasy read with an unwilling hero versus a revengeful villain. The story is written from the view of Ealdred which makes him quite endearing. He is gentle and brave yet has a naivete that draws him into danger at every turn. If you like fantasy novels with adventure, magical creatures, and powerful magic, then you’ll enjoy this coming of age story by author, Azaria M.J. Durant.
An ancient power long kept dormant stirs in the shadows once more as one boy embarks on a quest to earn his freedom and the freedom of his world!
Magic has turned to myth, the Vaelhyreans of old to legend, and the power wielded by the ancients has long been forgotten. However, with Ealdred, a mere half-breed slave boy, myth becomes real, the forgotten remembered, and the power of legend is reborn within him.
Ealdred is merged into a world of mystery, brimming with deceit, where the remaining Vaelhyreans are in a desperate fight for their very survival. When Ealdred is kidnapped by the power-mongering dark lord Zeldek himself, he must make a choice; to commit his newfound magic to Zeldek’s service or die. But when he meets Bellator, clever yet treacherous servant of Zeldek, an alternative is presented to him: to escape from Zeldek’s stronghold and embark on a quest to find a cursed arrow and free the Vaelhyreans from the spell that keeps their powers at bay.
Yet how can he survive in a world where magic is illegal, half-breeds are hated, and the four countries are on the brink of war?
***Xpresso Book Tours is also hosting a giveaway for 2 ebooks of Broken Arrow: https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/d04251232689/
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Azaria M. J. Durant is a young, passionate writer of fantasy with plans to branch out into sci-fi and dystopian. She enjoys writing stories with action, adventure, unexpected plot twists, and fleshed out characters that challenge gender roles and expectations.
Azaria lives in Atlantic Canada with her family, cats, and dogs, and her big dreams to travel the world. In the moments when she isn’t writing, she is sketching concept art for her stories, participating in community theatre, or curled up with a good book and a bag of mint chocolates.
*Thank you to Xpresso Book Tours and Azaria M.J. Durant for the book tour!
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