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Now professionally edited for 2012. Book #1 of the Anabar series, a parable of the incessant Middle East conflict. Sixteen-year-old Anabar has less than twelve hours to get to the capital city. This is the final test in his training to become a member of the Scouts, a band of ruthless swordsmen sworn to defend their nation. If he doesn't make it, he will have to return to ...more
Kindle Edition, 157 pages
Published March 18th 2011
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Erik This Kid Reviews Books
16-year old Anabar wanted to leave the valley he lived in and see the world. When he climbs a mountain, he tumbles down and gets captured by two bandits that want a valuable stone Anabar is carrying. He manages to escape and runs back to his valley. Anabar starts asking questions about who his parents were (he is an orphan), how they died and how his neighbors came into the valley. A few days later, a stranger came into the valley. His name was Omalof, and he asked Anabar if he wanted to go with ...more
Michelle Isenhoff
This marks the first time I've actually solicited an author for a book to review on my blog. The title intrigued me. I just love the name Anabar. But I have to admit, it took me a little time to warm to the story.

Anabar's Run starts out slowly, with a wide, panoramic view of the valley and a lengthy description of its inhabitants. The prose is very straightforward, often repetitive, and not particularly artful. It has the narrated, old-fashioned feel a fairy tale, and I didn't really care for t
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Rachelle
I wish that Goodreads would allow 1/2 stars. Anabar's Run has a good story line, but is in need of more revising and a few more details to take it from being stiff to a little more of a smooth read. I really like the story, but needs a little more work.

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Nicole MacDonald
A likeable main character. And that's about it. The formatting is appalling and most of the book read like a first revision. It's the first time I've ever read a book where the author points out, in brackets, when & where we first met a character. Needs a serious over haul.
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UK Amazon Kindle ...: Will Granger 9 17 Jan 24, 2012 09:47AM  
Will Granger was born near Pittsburgh, PA and grew up in New Jersey and Geneva, Switzerland. He spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, where he was able to travel around the world. Scenes from his travels appear throughout his books. He also attended James Madison University and earned his MA in Language Arts Education from the University of Central Florida.

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