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  1. A Glimmer of Destiny: Book 1 of the Glimmer Steel Saga
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  2. A Glimmer of Destiny: Book 1 of the Glimmer Steel Saga

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A Glimmer of Destiny



How can one moment in a young man’s life become the turning point between doom and deliverance for an entire world?


Aiden Finn is an orphan, comfortable in his quiet life working at the School of Breen when everything is turned upside down by a casual bet between two young nobles. One that cause him to use the forbidden Glimmer Stones which create constructs of physical light, and by law only nobles are allowed to touch.


Threatened with death by duchy law and evil forces intent on capturing him and his dark secret, Aiden is forced to learn how to control this emerging power to save all that he holds dear. However, will that which saves him also be his world's downfall? The dreaded Mourning Lords, beings that came from the dawn of the Cataclysm four thousand years earlier once more walk the land, searching for an answer to their torment. Will Aiden learn how to become a master of Glimmer Steel or will the mystery of the Cataclysm and the destruction of technology drown him as surely as it nearly cracked the world in half?


A Glimmer of Truth, Book 2 of the Glimmer Stone Saga will be available in September 2016. (Chapter 1 of book 2 is included as a sneak peek!)
A Glimmer of War, Book 3 of the Glimmer Stone Saga will be available January 2017.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Spencer Pierson
Binding
Kindle Edition
Edition
2
Format
Kindle eBook
IsAdultProduct
NumberOfPages
408
PublicationDate
2016-06-19
ReleaseDate
2016-06-19
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Just on the verge of adulthood, a young man finds friends in unexpected places, adventure and an awareness that there is much more to his world than he has ever known before - both good and bad. A mixture of medieval castles, advanced technology, and powers of the mind skillfully blended into a coherent, entertaining story line. Characters to love, to hate, and some you just aren't sure about. Appreciate the absence of gratuitous "blood, guts and gore" - I find way too much of that in the fantasy genre. Look forward to reading the next book in the series.
Normally I dont bother to write reviews, but only 40% in to this book I have to vent my frustration. As a person who enjoys reading fantasy books with unique and novel ideas of magic systems, so far I see potential and enjoy that aspect of the book. However as I read is seems I am constantly confused as the author uses his imaginary and unique nouns for descriptions of scenes that leave me more confused than heightening the description of a scene. For example "it looked like a small garkit" or "The various projections flashed like a strangely disjointed herd of zerigeld leaping over a fiery, moving field of fury." Both times the noun garkit or zerigeld do nothing but distract and confuse me as the author is clearly trying to use them to describe a scene.

Long story short, the story is pretty good but the world building is left behind, confusing me enough to bother actually writing a review.
I have been reading fantasy all my life, and am always both hopeful and doubtful when a new book comes out. A Glimmer of Destiny fulfilled the hopes and assuaged the doubts. Full disclosure, I picked up the book because it was written by a friend, but I was unable to put it down until the end. The world is well designed and fresh. The characters are compelling and three-dimensional. I cannot wait for the sequel.
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