The rise of a new queen has shattered the ancient peace of the Ice Spires. For more than a year, the giant tribes standing ready to invade Hartsvale have been held at bay by a lone scout armed with a single golden arrow.
But the time has now run out for the lonely realm.
When giants trap Queen Brianna in a remote citadel, Tavis Burdun must undertake a harrowing journey to summon help – entrusting Brianna's safety to a rival for her love. The scout soon learns that the greatest danger to his beloved is posed not by the horde of giants gathering to storm the citadel, but by a spy lurking within. To save his beloved, Tavis must unmask the traitor...
Troy Denning (born 1958) is a fantasy and science fiction author of the New York Times bestselling novel Waterdeep, which he wrote with Scott Ciencin under the pseudonym Richard Awlinson. Other notable works are Dragonwall, Pages of Pain and The Parched Sea. He is also known for his work on the epilogue to The Avatar Trilogy, Crucible: The Trial of Cyric The Mad.
Troy Denning. Wikipedia.
Photo: Troy Denning, at Lucca Games 2007, the foremost Italian Games and Fantasy Show. Photo author: Elena Torre. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons.