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Trapped in a phantom forest filled with deadly creatures of the cold, Owen son of Tadwyn leads Lucambra's royal family into a forbidden faery kingdom. Sentenced to death for unwittingly destroying the hallowed Glynnspire Cave, Owen and his companions become the Spirewalker of Feirian's unwilling guests. As the long awaited "shepherd's son," Owen is called upon to lay down ...more
Paperback, First edition, 224 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Winepress Publishing (first published July 25th 2005)
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It seems that William Burt’s series, The King of the Trees, just keeps getting better and better with each book I read! The Downs is filled with self-sacrifice, redemption, and love. In The Downs, the reader finds himself in a world where things may not always be quite what they seem.

I love that with each book in The King of the Trees, Burt chooses to focus on a different facet of his literary world. This installment is set in the land of one of Gaelathane’s creations, the Faeries. I truly enjo
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Jan 30, 2010 Hannah rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes fairies.
Recommended to Hannah by: Me!
Shelves: to-re-read
Wow! How would you like to disappear on your wedding day? Maybe it wouldn't be so bad if you had the chance to meet some fairies. That's what happens to Gwynneth daughter of Marlis. I have read many books about fairies, but other authors don't explain where they come from or why we can't see them. Burt ties everything together in a way that makes sense. The big fairies are losing their wings, and nobody can make them grow back. This is a wonderful story of good vs. evil, and I had no idea how th ...more
Sonia
I enjoyed this book, but not as much as the others in the series...also, it included someone dieing for the people in that towns sins...which bugged me cause the dude who was representing Christ had already died for the whole world....Christ died once and for all...We don't have to sacrifice things any more cause Christ paid the price for all the sins of those who repent and trust in Him. :D
Soo, if you read this book, just look out for that...Maybe I just misunderstood it, but if I understood it
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William D. Burt is the award-winning author of the seven-title Christian allegorical "King of the Trees" series. (Author Website) Other works are in progress. His first series title, The King of the Trees, won the silver medal in the category of Christian fantasy in the 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest. The Golden Wood (Book 3) was a finalist in the category of Children's fa ...more
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