A book from The Merlin Saga
The fate of Avalon…
Long ago, Merlin planted a magical seed that grew into the Great Tree of Avalon. And for centuries, Avalon flourished. But now Avalon reels from brutal attacks, mysterious droughts, and strange evils. And then one night, all the stars in the sky suddenly go dark. Now the fate of Avalon rests with three young people: Tamwyn, a homeless wilderness guide; Elli, an escaped slave turned priestess; and Scree, an eagleman with a secret. One is the true heir of Merlin—the only person who can save Avalon—and one is fated to destroy it.
Previously published as The Great Tree of Avalon: Child of the Dark Prophecy.
978-0-14-241927-4 | 434 Pages | Ages 10+
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“Liberally laced with humor and wit … readers will relish this fine … fantasy series.”
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The Unlikely Origins
The Lost Years
The Seven Songs
The Raging Fires
The Mirror of Fate
A Wizard's Wings
The Dragon of Avalon
The Great Tree of Avalon
Shadows on the Stars
The Eternal Flame
The Book of Magic