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Summoned to Tourney

(Bedlam Bard #2)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  1,692 ratings  ·  14 reviews
With San Francisco doomed to fall off the continent, the bard must summon the Nightflyers, the soul-devouring shadow creatures from the dreaming world.
Paperback, 298 pages
Published December 1st 1992 by Baen Books (first published May 1st 1992)
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Kathy Davie
Sep 05, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: urban-fantasy
Pant, pant, pant...could not read it fast's too exciting...
Tommy /|\
Dec 10, 2010 rated it it was ok
Knight of Ghosts and Shadows was an excellent first start for this particular series. Very enjoyable. Fast-paced plot, excellent character flaws that lead to well-defined character development. The shame of it is that Summoned to Tourney just doesn't quite live up to KoG&S. Parts of the plot are fairly flat, and the character development is continued to some degree. However, the plot is a little too fast paced, and somewhat thin in places. Still, the characters will keep you riveted to the p ...more
Jan 20, 2009 rated it really liked it
Our band of heroes [and heroine] move to San Francisco and the plot continues...

Read in order.

Contains some m/m so if that's a problem for you stay away...

Bedlam's Bard
1. Knight of Ghosts and Shadows (1990) (with Ellen Guon)
2. Summoned to Tourney (1992) (with Ellen Guon)
4. Beyond World's End (2000) (with Rosemary Edghill)
5. Spirits White as Lightning (2001) (with Rosemary Edghill)
6. Mad Maudlin (2003) (with Rosemary Edghill)
7. Music to My Sorrow (2005) (with Rosemary Edghill)
Ellen Guon the co-au
A Bard, an elf, and a witch fight evil government scientists in order to prevent a massive earthquake from destroying San Fransisco, which - besides being bad in and of itself - would allow demons to take over the world. I liked this book less than the first one in the series, I think because it was much more focused on the plot and less on the character interactions. That said, I'd still recommend it for anyone looking for books about clair universes, because it's a sweet if slight example of o ...more
Mar 02, 2014 rated it liked it

Elves in L.A.? When things get too hot there, they move north to San Francisco. But in their futuristic world, San Francisco is doomed to drop into the ocean The only hope lies with the humanlflord--who must summon the soul-devouring Nightflyers. Here is an exciting, all-new urban elven fantasy by the authors of Knight of Ghosts & Shadows. Lackey is also the author of Baen titles Bardic Voices: The Lark & the Wren and Born to Run with Larry Dixon.


Nov 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Second of the series Eric Banyon (our Bard) is in San Francisco, in hiding with Beth and Korendil(elf) trying to put behind them the battle to save "the Grove", source of all magic in the LA area.
Dec 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. Eric is so cute, and in this one he realizes a lot about himself. The night fliers scared the crap out of me, especailly since I had recently seen this:
May 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Magic, monsters and mad scientists make for a wild ride.
Jul 25, 2009 rated it really liked it
This is a good read, but it depends a little heavily on knowledge of Lord of the Rings.
Pie Pie
Jan 20, 2013 rated it it was ok
There's a line at the end when one character says "that's it? " yeah that about describes everything about this book.
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Mercedes entered this world on June 24, 1950, in Chicago, had a normal childhood and graduated from Purdue University in 1972. During the late 70's she worked as an artist's model and then went into the computer programming field, ending up with American Airlines in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition to her fantasy writing, she has written lyrics for and recorded nearly fifty songs for Firebird Arts &am ...more

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