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The Sleeping King

The Sleeping King

A Novel

The Sleeping King (Volume 1)

Cindy Dees and Bill Flippin

Tor Books


The Sleeping King is the start of a new fantasy series by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Cindy Dees.

Dees has won a Golden Heart Award, two RITAs for Category Suspense and Adventure and has also twice snared RT's Series Romantic Suspense of the Year. She is a great storyteller, and the adventures in her more than fifty novels are often inspired by her own life as the youngest female pilot in Air Force history.

But as much as she love romances, Cindy's other passion has been fantasy gaming. For almost twenty years she's been the story content creator for Dragon Crest, one of the original live action role-playing games. Now, with the blessing and input of Dragon Crest founder Bill Flippin, she has created a trilogoy based on the game.

The Sleeping King is the first in an epic fantasy series featuring the best of the genre: near immortal imperial overlords, a prophecy of a sleeping elven king who's said to be the savior of the races . . . and two young people who are set on a path to save the day.

The Sleeping King Trilogy
#1 The Sleeping King
#2 The Dreaming Hunt
#3 The Wandering War

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



Anton Horatio Constantine fidgeted anxiously in the solid gold doorway behind an Imperial secretary, who announced in the flat intonation of a deaf man, "Anton Constantine."

Insolent bastard didn't even announce...

Praise for The Sleeping King

"Fans of LARPing will look at this book as an endorsement of their passion for fantasy. Those who like a complex story with a long list of multifaceted characters, this is not a bad place to start either." —Amazing Stories magazine -

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Cindy Dees and Bill Flippin

CINDY DEES is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of fifty suspense and thriller novels, including Femme Fatale, Light This Candle, and The Medusa Prophecy. She also draws upon her twenty-plus years of live action role-playing experience to write epic fantasy novels. She has participated in the Dragon Crest world since 1996.

BILL FLIPPIN is the creator of Dragon Crest., turning his fictional world into a national live-action role playing game, with ongoing Dragon Crest events and campaigns all over the United States.

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Cindy Dees

Bill Flippin


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