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Calvacade: The Unlikely Heroes (The Calvacade Chronicles Book 1)

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Dragons, giants, and mermaids are only real in fairy tales, right? Thats what Candace used to think. Then one stormy night, her little brother goes missing and she is visited by a stranger who reveals to her that he is a wizard. He hands her a magical amulet called the Zindrel Gias and sends her on a quest to save a fellow wizard named Gildrid from the evil clutches of a ...more
Kindle Edition, 414 pages
Published September 25th 2018
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Ruth Ann Lingwall
Feb 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
This story started out slow for me. I felt like a large part of that was because of too much narration and description versus emotional connection and action. It was about a quarter of a way into the book that the adventure became interesting enough to me. After that, I became increasingly interested in the characters and their success.

The fantasy land Calvacade is rather unique. There are the usual fantasy characters with a few new types of creatures. Yet the usual fantasy characters often have
Teresa Garcia
This book is a fantasy following the typical heroes journey from the female perspective. Candace when we meet her does not sound like the type of girl that is generally popular in school, though she is not disliked either. This puts our heroine in the normal range. Through the journey she has quite a bit of learning and growing including putting the needs of others ahead of her own and balancing this with staying true to her task of rescuing the wizard Gildrid and overthrowing the evil ...more
Oct 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Fantasy adventure!

A fantasy world well created with creatures that are quite familiar to most and others dreamed up by this new author. The adventure is well planned and does not leave one disappointed in the end, as everything is neatly tied up in a bow. The editing could have been better as there are some minor things that are incongruent. I liked how some of the characters evolved and you really cheered them on as they did so. In the end, this is a well thought out adventure with just a hint
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