Synopses & Reviews
A young woman embraces her power — and her destiny — as the thrilling quest begun in THE NAMING continues!
Maerad is a girl with a tragic and bitter past, but her powers grow stronger by the day. Now she and her mentor, Cadvan, hunted by both the Light and the Dark, must unravel the Riddle of the Treesong before their fractured kingdom erupts in chaos. The quest leads Maerad over terrifying seas and vast stretches of glacial wilderness, ever closer to the seductive Winterking — ally of her most powerful enemy, the Nameless One. Trapped in the Winterking's icy realm, Maerad must confront what she has suspected all along: that she is the greatest riddle of all. A sequel to THE NAMING, this second book in a captivating quartet about the ancient world of Edil-Amarandh is a sweeping epic readers won't soon forget.
Fans of THE NAMING will be overjoyed to continue Maerad's epic journey of discovery as she struggles to understand her own powers and unravel the Riddle of the Treesong before the Dark overtakes the Seven Kingdoms. Drawn from the rich and complex cultures of Edil-Amarandh and supported by maps and Appendices about the history and society of the Bards of Annar and the complex cultures of the land, this is an absorbing, enthralling, engrossing epic for teens and grownups alike. Fantasy fans rejoice!
Fans of "The Naming" will be overjoyed to continue Maerad's epic journey of discovery as she struggles to understand her own powers and unravel the Riddle of the Treesong before the Dark overtakes the Seven Kingdoms.
About the Author
Alison Croggon is an award-winning poet whose work has been published around the globe. She started to write the books of Pellinor when her oldest son, Josh, began to read fantasy, and is currently working on the third and fourth books of the quartet. She lives in Australia.