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The Binder's Road

(2003)
(The second book in the Eiden Myr series)
A novel by

 
 
The sequel to Illumination

A troubled land.
A priceless gift.
And the dawn of a new light.

Six years after a conflict that extinguished all magelight, Eiden Myr is in chaos. Wilding weather destroys crops. Drought bakes some regions while others are flooded; mountains quake; poisoned rivers rise; disease and pestilence spread.

In a dying trader town, three little girls fight to pro-tect a secret that could cost them their lives, while a young lad-of-all-crafts finds that local murders are only the first clue in a chilling conspiracy. In the far north, the remnants of the realm's warders struggle to compensate for magelight's loss. In the far south, a military race is remembering its origins and rousing from its stupor. Along the shoreline, a band of guerrilla fighters, posted to repel invasion, prepares to battle for mastery of the disaster-ridden realm-while one woman, a disgraced soldier, summons the courage to defy them all.

And on a remote, windswept island, a new breed of scholar strives to plumb the mysteries of ancient texts before they crumble in the absence of the wardings that preserved them-and before the realm crumbles for want of the knowledge they contain.

Which of them is the binder destined to reshape the shattered world?


Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A wonderful new voice and a different vision." - Robert Jordan


Used availability for Terry McGarry's The Binder's Road

Hardback Editions

March 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Binder's Road (Illumination)
Author(s): Terry Mcgarry
ISBN: 0-7653-0428-7 / 978-0-7653-0428-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

December 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Binder's Road (Illumination)
Author(s): Terry Mcgarry
ISBN: 0-7653-4328-2 / 978-0-7653-4328-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

May 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Binder's Road (Illumination Book 2)
Author(s): Terry Mcgarry
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA