The Silver Stone [NOOK Book]

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Ian Silverstein and an old army vet from Hardwood, North Dakota make their way through a hidden passageway to Tir Na Nog to find more of the seven jewels that can shape the universe. They are followed soonafter by four friends, including Tir Na Nog natives Thorsen and the mysterious Hosea. Odin sends Ian on a mission, supposedly to broker peace between two strongholds, that places Ian in great danger, and Ian learns that gods like Odin can mislead humans for their own strange reasons. Ian’s challenges include ...
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The Silver Stone

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Overview

Ian Silverstein and an old army vet from Hardwood, North Dakota make their way through a hidden passageway to Tir Na Nog to find more of the seven jewels that can shape the universe. They are followed soonafter by four friends, including Tir Na Nog natives Thorsen and the mysterious Hosea. Odin sends Ian on a mission, supposedly to broker peace between two strongholds, that places Ian in great danger, and Ian learns that gods like Odin can mislead humans for their own strange reasons. Ian’s challenges include overcoming the demons within himself as well as defeating foes in the magical world of The Hidden Ways. “Rosenberg expertly blends Irish and Norse mythology” - Library Journal

"Features the same marvelously wrought world [as The Fire Duke], a
number of engaging characters ... and some of the best
use of Norse mythology in contemporary fantasy."
- Booklist

“If you’re one of the few people who haven’t read Joel Rosenberg, you owe it to yourself to change that right away.”
- John E. Stith, author of REDSHIFT RENDEZVOUS
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Editorial Reviews

S.M. Stirling - S. M. Stirling
“If I see a book with Joel Rosenberg’s name on it, I buy it . . . His plots are fast-moving, meticulously crafted . . . his works are page-turners from first to last.”
- S.M. Stirling, author of MARCHING THROUGH GEORGIA
Mike Resnick
“A major star in the fantasy firmament”
- Mike Resnick, author of STALKING THE UNICORN
Janny Wurts
“Joel Rosenberg writes fantasy rich with intelligent humor and gritty, well-researched detail.”
William R. Forstchen
“One of the leading lights in fantasy, Joel Rosenberg burns as brightly as ever.”
Dennis L. McKiernan
“One of the few writers I deliberately seek out . . . His splendid stories are intricate and fast-paced and exciting.”
- Dennis L. McKiernan, author of VOYAGE OF THE FOX RIDER
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013620582
  • Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/5/2011
  • Series: Keepers of the Hidden Ways , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 226,222
  • File size: 780 KB

Meet the Author

Joel Rosenberg (1954-2011) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and was raised in eastern North Dakota and northern Connecticut. He attended the University of Connecticut, where he met and married Felicia Herman. ?

Joel's occupations, before settling down to writing full-time, have run the usual gamut, including driving a truck, caring for the institutionalized retarded, bookkeeping, gambling, motel desk-clerking, and a two-week stint of passing himself off as a head chef.

Joel grew up reading Robert A. Heinlein, L. Sprague de Camp, Gordon R. Dickson and Rafael Sabatini, and found himself becoming a writer pretty much as a natural outcome of such early influences. His fantasy series include the New York Times bestselling “Guardians of the Flame” series, “Keepers of the Hidden Ways” series, “D’Shai” novels and two “Mordred’s Heirs” novels. He is survived by his wife Felicia and their daughters Judy and Rachel.
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