Dave Duncan - Perilous Seas - Orion Publishing Group

Perilous Seas

A Man of His Word Book 3

By Dave Duncan

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A princess and a stableboy? It sounds like the worst sort of hackneyed formula romance. Think again, for A MAN OF HIS WORD may well be the most original fantasy you ever read. The magic is unique and applied in unexpected ways, some of which the late Lester del Rey admitted he had not met in fifty years as writer and editor. The world itself is unique - there are no humans in Pandemia, only imps, elves, gnomes, jotnar, and many more, all of whom you will recognize as "human". Hunted now by the fearsome warlock wardens who rule the world, Inos is convinced that Rap is dead. But Rap is not, and the tide may be about to turn... She thought he was dead. Queen Inos feels Rap's presence as if he has risen from the grave to be beside her, but she knows all that is left of him is his voice, which echoed in her mind - well, so she thinks. Her duty is to serve her people, and Queen Inos doesn't know her galley slave, Rap, is alive and, with his magic wand, trying to bring happiness to his beloved Queen. But when the evil Nordland raider, Kalkor, arrives in port, Rap's plans begin to fall apart.

Biographical Notes

Dave Duncan, born in Scotland in 1933, is a Canadian citizen. He received his diploma from Dundee High School and got his college education at the University of Saint Andrews. He moved to Canada in 1955, where he still lives with his wife. He has three grown children and four grandchildren. He spent thirty years as a petroleum geologist.He has had dozens of fantasy and science fiction novels published, among them A ROSE-RED CITY, MAGIC CASEMENT and THE REAVER ROAD, as well as a highly praised historical novel, DAUGHTER OF TROY, published, for commercial reasons, under the pseudonym Sarah B. Franklin. He also published the "Longdirk" series of novels, DEMON SWORD, DEMON KNIGHT and DEMON RIDER, under the name Ken Hood.His website is DaveDuncan.com.In the Fall of 2007, Duncan's 2006 novel, CHILDREN OF CHAOS, published by Tor Books, was nominated for both the Prix Aurora Award and the Endeavour Award.

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  • ISBN: 9780575124707
  • Publication date: 11 Jun 2012
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