From Publishers Weekly
British Fantasy Award–winner Chadbourn (The Silver Skull
) returns to a contemporary England overrun by magic, first presented in his Age of Misrule novels. Fabulous beasts fly over the countryside, while humans huddle together and struggle to comprehend the new world. Cynical atheist Mallory joins the newly reformed Knights Templar for the promise of food, drink, and shelter and meets supernaturally gifted Sophie Tallent, whose nomadic Wiccan group is uneasily allied with the Christians. Sophie and Mallory soon discover their own greater destiny as Brother and Sister of Dragons, the core of a new group of five heroes who must join to thwart a threat against reality itself. Despite some cinematic scenes, much of the material feels like setup for the rest of the series, and the central mystery of Mallory's past remains frustratingly intact through the muddled conclusion. (May)
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
We launched Mark Chadbourn's book at the Fantasy convention which took placeover the last weekend in September. Here he read an extract from the book and had a chance to meet book buyers, fans and journalists. FEATURES A feature on Mark's research should be appearing in The Times. I am waiting for confirmation on the date. Mark will be interviewed in the next issue of TTA. OutlandMagazine will be running a feature on Mark. Whilst The Edge will be running a competition and an interview. An interview has also appeared on The Alien on Line. EXTRACT An extract will be posted on The Alien On Line. REVIEWS Reviews will be appearing in: StarburstSFXThe Alien on LineEnigmaThe EdgeSFSite Mention of the book has already appeared in 'Look Out For' section of The Mirror
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.