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Princeps

Princeps

The Fifth Book of the Imager Portfolio

The Imager Portfolio (Volume 5)

L.E. Modesitt, Jr.

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The Imager Porfolio is a bestselling and innovative epic fantasy series from L. E. Modesitt, Jr. that RT Book Reviews says “shines with engrossing characters, terrific plotting, and realistic world-building.” Continue the journey with Princeps.

After discovering a coup attempt and preventing a bloody civil war, Quaeryt becomes princeps of Tilbor. He is second only to the governor, and continuew to hide his powers as an Imager.

When the governor of Telaryn is killed in a devastating volcanic eruptions, Quareryt is dispatched to replace him and restor order to the chaotic and corrupt remains of the capital. a city filled with chaos and corruption, and do so quickly--a rival country sees an opportunity for invasion and conquest.

The Imager Portfolio
#1 Imager / #2 Imager’s Challenge / #3 Imager’s Intrigue / #4 Scholar / #5 Princeps / #6 Imager’s Battalion / #7 Antiagon Fire / #8 Rex Regis / #9 Madness in Solidar / #10 Treachery’s Tools / #11 Assassin’s Price

Other series by this author:
The Saga of Recluce
The Corean Chronicles
The Spellsong Cycle
The Ghost Books
The Ecolitan Matter

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Quaeryt peered out from underneath the thick—and warm—comforter toward the nearest bedchamber window, its inner shutters fastened tightly. Even so, he could see frost on parts of the polished goldenwood. Supposedly, winter...

Praise for Princeps

“The prolific Modesitt kicks off a new fantasy series that boasts an early modern setting--think Victorian times without the pollution…. Modesitt's capacity to wring new surprises from stock ideas remains undiminished.” —Kirkus Reviews on Imager

“Modesitt writes some of the most interesting characters in Fantasy. He is a master of developing young heroes. Fans of the author's Recluce and Corus series will enjoy this series as well.” —SFRevu on Imager's Challenge

“Modesitt has drawn a superb portrait of an honest and powerful man handed a crisis that even he may not be able to handle…. Extremely satisfying.” —Booklist on Imager's Intrigue

“There is something so satisfying about picking up a novel by an author who's consistently good at his or her craft: the heft of the book, the scent of the ink, the awareness that what will happen in the pages will be truly wondrous. It is no different with Modesitt's latest travel in the world of the Imagers; although Scholar is tied to the other books, this is a prequel that can stand alone. Quaeryt is a fascinating character, and his trials and journey are action packed and yet intellectual.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 stars on Scholar

Reviews from Goodreads

L.E. Modesitt, Jr.

L. E. MODESITT, JR. is the bestselling author of more than seventy novels encompassing two science fiction series, the Ghost Books and the Ecolitan Matter, and four fantasy series, the Imager Portfolio, the Saga of Recluce, the Spellsong Cycle and the Corean Chronicles. He lives in Cedar City, Utah.

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