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ISBN13: 9780756401726
ISBN10: 0756401720
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The land of Sancorra has been conquered by the brutal Hecari, leaving thousands homeless and in fear for their lives. Audrun and her husband Davyd have four children with another due when their farm is burned. Consulting diviners, they learn that their new child must be born in Atalanda province — a peaceful land where Audrun has family. But to get there, they will have to travel close to the sinister woodlands of Alisanos, where darkness awaits to claim those unlucky enough to be chosen. Joining a karavan for safety, the family moves ever closer to the dangerous, mystical forest. And, as they are all about to discover, Alisanos is moving ever closer to them.

Review:

"The first volume in a new fantasy saga from Roberson (Sword-Dancer) establishes a universe teeming with fascinating humans, demons and demigods, but a multitude of subplots make for a meandering start, with no real action until the final chapters. Fleeing the war-torn land of Sancorra and the bloodthirsty Hecari, who have conquered it, pregnant Audrun, her husband, Davyd, and their four children seek to travel in the last 'karavan' of the season. The desperate journey to a new land is made more dangerous by the threat of nearby Alisanos, a place of doom and dark magic that can change locale at will — and for the first time in 40 years Alisanos is on the move. Ilona, a hand-reading diviner, can't see all the danger for Audrun and her family, but knows that tears, blood and grief most likely lie ahead. The karavan's guide, the mysterious Rhuan, has sworn to protect the karavan, but even his abilities may prove inadequate. Nothing is resolved by the end, but the pieces are in place for what promises to be a story of epic proportions." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Review:

"High-quality characterization and world building abet Roberson's novel conception." Booklist

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A NEW JOURNEY DAWNS

Audrun and her husband Davyd, along with the others of the land of Sancorra, have been left homeless because of the brutal Hecari. Consulting diviners, they learn that their newest child must be born in the peaceful province of Atalanda. They must now travel close to the sinister woodlands of Alisanos, where darkness awaits. Joining a karavan for safety, the family moves ever closer to the dangerous, mystical forest. And, as they are all about to discover, Alisanos is moving ever closer to them.

Synopsis:

Audrun and her husband Davyd have four children with another due when their farm is burned by the brutal Hecari. To reach the peaceful Atalanda province, the family must travel near the sinister woodlands of Alisanos. They join a karavan for safety, but the mystical forest moves ever closer.

About the Author

Roberson has a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications journalism from Northern Arizona University, with an extended major in British history.

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libraryelf, March 27, 2008 (view all comments by libraryelf)
This was the first Roberson novel I had ever read. I'm sorry that I waited so long to pick up one of her books. The guide, Rhuan, is very intriging and I can't wait to see how his identity and abilities are revealed to Adrun and her family. The rest of the characters are also well developed and the plot has just enough hints to keep you turning pages to find out what will happen next. I highly recommend this series to fantasy lovers.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780756401726
Publisher:
DAW
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Author:
Roberson, Jennifer
Subject:
Imaginary places
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series:
Sword
Publication Date:
20070403
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.48 x 6.34 x 1.4 in 1.4 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 448 pages Daw Books - English 9780756401726 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "The first volume in a new fantasy saga from Roberson (Sword-Dancer) establishes a universe teeming with fascinating humans, demons and demigods, but a multitude of subplots make for a meandering start, with no real action until the final chapters. Fleeing the war-torn land of Sancorra and the bloodthirsty Hecari, who have conquered it, pregnant Audrun, her husband, Davyd, and their four children seek to travel in the last 'karavan' of the season. The desperate journey to a new land is made more dangerous by the threat of nearby Alisanos, a place of doom and dark magic that can change locale at will — and for the first time in 40 years Alisanos is on the move. Ilona, a hand-reading diviner, can't see all the danger for Audrun and her family, but knows that tears, blood and grief most likely lie ahead. The karavan's guide, the mysterious Rhuan, has sworn to protect the karavan, but even his abilities may prove inadequate. Nothing is resolved by the end, but the pieces are in place for what promises to be a story of epic proportions." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "High-quality characterization and world building abet Roberson's novel conception."
"Synopsis" by ,
A NEW JOURNEY DAWNS

Audrun and her husband Davyd, along with the others of the land of Sancorra, have been left homeless because of the brutal Hecari. Consulting diviners, they learn that their newest child must be born in the peaceful province of Atalanda. They must now travel close to the sinister woodlands of Alisanos, where darkness awaits. Joining a karavan for safety, the family moves ever closer to the dangerous, mystical forest. And, as they are all about to discover, Alisanos is moving ever closer to them.

"Synopsis" by , Audrun and her husband Davyd have four children with another due when their farm is burned by the brutal Hecari. To reach the peaceful Atalanda province, the family must travel near the sinister woodlands of Alisanos. They join a karavan for safety, but the mystical forest moves ever closer.
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