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Dawn Before the Dark

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An ancient curse keeps men in fear of dragons, so only women can ride them in Slan--while only men can perform magic. As a necromancer from beyond the edge of the known world threatens invasion, Briant appears--a young man who loves dragons. Wybren Tanwen must decide: Is Briant the dragonborn, the answer to prophecy? Will he save Slan?
ebook, 288 pages
Published August 15th 2019 by Bear Publications
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Nolan Adams
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The world of Dawn Before the Dark is well developed with a rich lore that brings the reader immediately into the story. The characters have strong motivations and push the plot along convincingly. Briant in particular is a likeable protagonist with empathetic traits. The ability restrictions based on gender are a clever backdrop to the story. The magic system has several interesting surprises in store, and the action builds to a riveting climax. The book is definitely a page turner and subverts ...more
Emily McFarlan Miller
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy, fiction
It's always nerve-racking when a friend writes a book. After all, what do you say if it turns out to be terrible?

Luckily, my friend Wendy Blanton didn't put me in an awkward position.

If you love dragons, fantasy and fierce female protagonists, I wholeheartedly recommend “Dawn Before The Dark.”

I received an ARC of this book from the author.
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