"Magic and folklore at its very best!" — GP Taylor, New York Times best-selling author
"In the same vein as such master fantasy writers as J. R. R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis... The Book of Names is fast-paced and compelling, and readers will be clamoring for Briggs's next installment in this exciting and worthy new series." — Teenreads.com
"D. Barkley Briggs has a fresh story to tell, and he delivers it in a unique voice. His writing style brightens every page. The lyrical prose suits his intriguing tale and heightens the feel of another world. The Book of Names is sure to gather a following among young and old fantasy lovers.” — Donita K. Paul, author of The Dragon Keeper Chronicles
"A complex tapestry of magic and meaning, bravery and brotherhood.” — Jeffrey Overstreet, author of Auralia's Colors
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
Teen brothers Hadyn and Ewan Barlow are forced to adjust to a depressing new life when tragedy strikes their home. Then a secret viking runestone opens the door to a world in peril, and they discover a crisis larger than their own pain.
In the Hidden Lands of Karac Tor, names are stolen from the young and darkness spreads. Hadyn and Ewan become targets of war, forcing them to make a reluctant choice: join the battle or risk losing each other and their home forever.