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By J.M. Ney-Grimm

North-lands spellcasters who achieve too boldly for energy remodel into trolls - ugly villains wielding a powerful magic and destined for madness.

Spanning the North-lands heritage, from precedent days to the pastoral current, A Knot of Trolls good points seven such evildoers. Seven trolls and the normal youths referred to as by accident or by means of future to take a stand.

"The Troll's Belt" stars motherless Brys Arnsson, challenged as a lot by means of his personal deceit as through his troll foe. "Crossing the Naiad" provides shepherd woman Kimmer with a perilous tragedy from the far-off past.

"Skies of Navarys" follows pals with a vehement distinction, their contested choice to determine the destiny of hundreds of thousands. In "Resonant Bronze" Paitra and his brother fight to assert acceptable guilt - neither an excessive amount of nor too little - and thereby defeat a troll warlord.

"Rainbow's Lodestone" bargains the spirit of the rainbow an opportunity to benefit that the smallest areas beginning freedom. "Star-drake" stalks a pitiless troll-herald to defeat - or is it victory? - totally unforeseen.

And in "Perilous probability" younger Clary wishes a miracle. yet her miracle - while it comes - activities razor-sharp talons, world-shaking energy, and a troll-witch to protect its sleep.

Seven stories of magic stability dying and destruction opposed to future and hope.

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"It's no secret...that i've got favorite writers. J.M. Ney-Grimm is one in every of them, and with solid cause - her writing sort is exclusive, and engrossing." - James J. Parsons, Speaking to the Eyes review

"...Ney-Grimm paints a bright, lush photograph helpful of the Peter Jackson treatment." - D.J. Gelner, Amazon review

"...the global depicted is magical, however the individuals are very real." - Mary Anna Dunn, Smashwords review

"Her paintings compares favorably with Robin McKinley and Patricia McKillip...I'm relatively happy to have chanced on her!" - Mira, Amazon review

Excerpt from A Knot of Trolls

She used to be 11, and he or she used to be hurt.

Her leg lay less than her, knee throbbing. Her arm ached, the damaged bone inside of sickening in its pain.

But worst of all, worst of all, an unlimited shadow loomed above her, darkish wings spanning distances too nice for the grotto enclosing them, razor-sharp talons sparking with the spitting blue fireplace of a wierd power.

"No, please, no," she whispered.

How had it come to this? Her day had all started so generally, getting breakfast for herself and her sister, simply because Mama couldn't. She solid her concepts desperately again to the morning.

I'm there. now not the following. i am there.

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