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Spellwright

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2012

    The word play! Dear lord, the word play!

    A wonderful read! Cleverly composed and engaging.

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  • Posted March 19, 2011

    Excellent book

    Fun read - great character development and interesting plot twists. Unique magiks - not the "same old, same old". I look forward to his future books

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  • Posted May 6, 2010

    A most excellent book

    Love it! A very interesting twist on Magic and a page turning story. I was especially caught up by the details of this version of how magic works. And the fact that this author has dyslexia himself just makes me want to read more. Looking forward to seeing more books from this author!!! Nicely done good sir!

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  • Posted December 12, 2009

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    terrific fantasy

    At Starhaven School for young mages, Agwu Shannon the great Magister thought the lad Nicodemus Weal could be the legendary Halycon of the ancient prophecy who will prevent the magical apocalypse Disjunction that is coming. However, though powerful with just a finger touch, Nico's spell casting never works properly. Instead what he touches turns into a misspelling disaster; leading to others fearing he might be the other side of the ancient prophecy, as the Storm Petrel who destroys magic.

    Now twenty-five and still at the school, Nico is a janitor apprenticed to Agwu. Someone murders Nora Finn the grammarian who was Agwu's fiercest academic rival. Amadi leads the investigation as to whom used a misspell to kill the dean. While Agwu fears his enemies from Astrophell have arrived to arrack him and his apprentice indirectly, others believe Nico killed Nora accidentally. As Nico dreams of a city under attack that proves accurate, others die mysteriously inside of Starhaven. Authorities believe Agwu and Nico went rogue.

    This is a terrific fantasy with a supporting whodunit amateur sleuth subplot. The story line is fast-paced, but the magic behind this delightful tale is the cast as every key player seems real and in turn makes the Charlton world feel genuine. Especially critical is Nico as his misspelling plays a double purpose. First it makes him the prime suspect in a strong storyline and second his blundering re gargoyles, chimneys, and other ilk enhance the believability factor as he is the magical Murphy's Law, but now must prove his worth. Fans will conclude that Blake Charlton is a gifted Spellwright as he enchants his audience.

    Harriet Klausner

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