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Devlin\'s Luck

Devlin's Luck

(2002)
(The first book in the Sword of Change series)
A novel by

 
NO TIME TO DIE

The once mighty kingdom of Jorsk is in decline, its borders beset by enemies, both worldly and otherworldly. The king has retreated to the capital, abandoning the far-flung provinces. The only hope of the people lies in their Chosen One, blessed by the gods as defender of the realm. But of late every Chosen One has died, targeted by the harshest of the enemy attacks.

Only the most desperate of men now seek that post. Devlin Stonehand is a desperate man. Overwhelmed by grief at the death of his family, he has lost the will to live. But he has vowed to provide for his brother's widow and children, and the post of the Chosen One carries with it a substantial reward.

For Devlin, a farmer and metalsmith, it is the answer to his prayers—prayers that include a yearning for the oblivion of death. After he has won the post, though, Devlin discovers that sometimes the hardest goal to achieve is that which had once seemed the simplest. For unlike the other Chosen Ones, he persists in surviving. Are the gods just tormenting him further, or does he have a greater destiny than he imagined? Can a man who courts death ever truly come to embrace life?

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: Devlin's Luck: Book I of the Sword of Change
Author(s): Patricia Bray
ISBN: 1-4177-1640-1 / 978-1-4177-1640-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

April 2002 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Devlin's Luck (Sword of Change, Book 1)
Author(s): Patricia Bray
ISBN: 0-553-58475-8 / 978-0-553-58475-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: Devlin's Luck: Book I of The Sword of Change
Author(s): Patricia Bray
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

September 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: Devlin's Luck: Book I of The Sword of Change
Author(s): Patricia Bray
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

December 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Devlin's Luck: Book I of The Sword of Change
Author(s): Patricia Bray
Publisher: Spectra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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