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Heroes Arise

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Heroes Arise is a modern parable about timeless ideals: The pursuit of honor and justice, and the right to love and family. In an era when definitions of terrorism and heroism can seem fickle and where honor may be capricious, Laurel Anne Hill gives readers a story of great insight and inspiration.
Hardcover, 198 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Komenar Publishing
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Lady Ozma
Apr 28, 2008 Lady Ozma rated it it was amazing
As a debut novel, this really impressed me. The author was very descriptive and shows a very well thought out world and society. I love the lessons the characters learn in this story as well.

I rated it five stars because it was just absolutely a stunning first novel. I plan to recommend to many. If you were thinking about reading this one, please don't hesitate any longer.

There's no where for me to mark this with stars, but i wanted to say the artwork was impressive. This had a few drawings th
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Wendy Walter
Dec 05, 2012 Wendy Walter rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
I love a story which takes me to another place entirely yet keeps me engaged with the characters, despite the fact that they are truly alien creatures. Heroes Arise does this masterfully.I had a great time imagining the main character's lives, what they ate, how they moved. I enjoyed the book thoroughly and highly recommend it.
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In her debut novel, Laurel Anne Hill explores young adult fiction of the fantasy genre. She creates a world where savagery and revenge are commonplace, and where the Kren (who seem to be a lizard or reptilian-like tribe) are nomadic warriors who wander in the desert, trading, while protecting their customs and mythology from outsiders.

The protagonist, Gundack, is a tribal leader whose wife has been murdered by the Tarr, a splinter group of Kren who are a mountain-dwelling people. According to th
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Jul 25, 2016 Ann Dulhanty rated it liked it
I'd rate this 3.5/5. I enjoyed this story with it's simple, straight-forward portrait of an alien race. The world was well thought out, although a little more rational for the monstrous insects and micro-organisms would make it more credible. The plot is gripping and the book is very readable - a refreshingly simple plot arc with interesting characters. All the more interesting because they weren't entirely loveable or hatable, but I still wanted to know what motivated them and what would happen ...more
Anabertha Ramirez
Mar 14, 2013 Anabertha Ramirez rated it it was amazing
You really haven't read a book until this one. This one will take you to another world. If you loved the movie Avatar because it was unique then you'll love this one. Spoiler- two men are in a quest for love, honor and redemption. Please read!
Shauna
Nov 15, 2009 Shauna rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: sf readers who like good worldbuilding
How refreshing to read a science fiction book with truly alien aliens that have been well thought out by the author.
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LAUREL ANNE HILL grew up in San Francisco, with more dreams of adventure than good sense or money. Her close brushes with death, love of family, respect for honor and belief in a higher power continue to influence her writing and life.
KOMENAR Publishing released Heroes Arise, Laurels debut parable, in October 2007. Her shorter fiction and creative nonfiction have been published in the Contra Costa
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