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The Bone Sword (Cycle of Malik, #1)

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Deserter on the Run Malik emerges from the swamps of Plaiden seeking only shelter, food, and the time necessary to take the chill from his bones. But after a barroom brawl lands him in trouble with the local authorities, he flees to the mountains with two orphaned children who have the power to heal.

Pursued by the vicious Father Ivory and his Nightshades, Malik and his ch
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Kindle Edition, 2nd edition, 372 pages
Published October 4th 2014 by Harren Press
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I'm a big Walter Rhein fan, having read and reviewed his autobiographical Reckless Traveler (highly recommended story of his South American travels), and his fiction Reader of Acheron (also highly recommended, this one being more of dystopian, urban fantasy focused on a culture in which reading is prohibited). Actually, the sequel to The Reader of Acheron is slated for a 2018 release and I was anxious to read more Rhein. So, I grabbed The Bone Sword to tie me over.

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Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Our story revolves around three people: Malik, an itinerant maverick and bearer of a bone sword, symbol of the renown Camden Guard – and the twins, Noah and Jasmine, youngsters who carry the burden of a strange and miraculous gift that sets them apart from other people and singles them out for persecution at the hands of religious fanatics.
Through misdeeds, misadventure and blind chance, our three protagonists are brought together in the fight for truth and justice. Who they are seems clearly de
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Walter Rhein was born in northern Wisconsin. After earning a degree in English literature, he began traveling and teaching English in various parts of the world. He currently splits his time between South America and Wisconsin and may be contacted at: walterrhein@gmail.com. Be sure to check out his blog at www.HeroicFantasyWriters.com.