Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory
Young Tiercel Rolfort is studying Ancient History. When his reading reveals a system of High Magic he has never heard of before, Tyr tries to cast a spell . . . and sets his bedroom on fire.
Harrier Gillain, son of the Harbormaster, has been hauling Tyr out of scrapes since he was three years old. When Tyr decides to seek help from the Elves, Harrier knows he’ll have to go along and make sure Tyr doesn’t burn down the whole forest.
Wild Mage Bisochim has discovered that the Balance between Light and Dark has shifted too far toward the Light. He chooses to return Darkness to the world—a delicate and dangerous undertaking. To the Mage’s shock, his first attempt at conjuring Darkness is thwarted. Bisochim now has not only a mission, but an Enemy.
“The deft handling of the romance between Kellen and Vestakia helps heighten suspense as the struggle on both the physical and magical planes grows more intense. High fantasy fans should appreciate the intelligent storytelling with an unmistakable flavor of Andre Norton at her best.”--Publishers Weekly on When Darkness Falls
“Gives readers plenty of good-versus-evil action. Relationships among characters are realistically complex as century-old boundaries are crossed, both literally and figuratively.”--VOYA on When Darkness Falls
“Filled with magic, dragons, elves, and other mythical creatures, this title belongs in most fantasy collections.”--Library Journal on To Light a Candle
“Captivating. The narrative speeds to the end, leaving the reader satisfied and wanting to know more.”--Publishers Weekly on The Outstretched Shadow
“An epic fantasy filled with sorcery and swordplay set in a world on the verge of a Demon war.”--Library Journal on The Outstretched Shadow
“Will leave readers eager for the next installment. Lackey and Mallory create a wide variety of multidimensional characters, especially Kellen who grows to manhood in realistic starts and stops, recognizing and accepting both his heritage and the consequences of his actions.”--VOYA on The Outstretched Shadow