Apprentice, The Darkwater Adventurers Guild, Vol 1

Apprentice, The Darkwater Adventurers Guild, Vol 1

by K.L. Coones
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Apprentice, The Darkwater Adventurers Guild, Vol 1 by K.L. Coones

Ralik Teral hates life as a cobbler’s assistant. When an acceptance letter to the renown Darkwater Adventurers Guild arrives amid mysterious circumstances, Ralik decides to risk everything, including his Grandfathers ire, for a chance to be an apprentice.

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BN ID: 2940011345326
Publisher: K.L. Coones
Publication date: 05/28/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 533 KB

About the Author

"Horror used to terrify me. Some of that Asian stuff still does. I’ll never watch The Ring again…"Ever the non conformist…his first book, Absolom Rex, he decided to publish as an e-book and see if he could market it himself. So on top of being a writer, he is also an entrepreneur and marketing professional. It makes for a confusing description when people ask him what he does. In addition to his horror novels, K.L. also writes the Darkwater Adventures Guild series for young readers.Some of his favorite authors from growing up are John Bellairs, Mark Twain, Washington Irving and R.A. Salvatore."The first book I ever read cover to cover was Spell of the Sorcerers Skull by John Bellairs in JR High."From a small Texas town, K.L. spent some time living in Los Angeles. His welcome, a white knuckle 19 hour ride through deserted deserts and twisting mountain roads ending in a 4 am slash and burn through traffic on the 10 with cars everywhere.While in L.A. he braved the Devil’s Punchbowl with stalwarts mates, drove out to the middle of nowhere to watch the stars fall from the sky, relearned to drive stick (yeah, in the middle of L.A., so now you know he is insane…) and resumed training in the martial arts. A surfer, he has felt the zen that comes from hanging ten all day and he has played the part of the pesky reporter when he wrote for a local Halloween haunt blog called, He currently contributes short stories for's #Fridayfrights and's #fridayflash."I really missed the old gothic story telling and I want to bring it back. I would describe my writing style as a cross between Mark Twain and Edgar Allen Poe…"He has since moved back to Texas with his dog Sid (at least for the time being). He’s an 80's movie and music lover and the thing that he likes most about a woman is her voice… When not banging away on a keyboard he’s scheming of ways to get himself to a new campsite for the weekend, hiking with friends and his dog, contributing to,or getting thrown around in a dojo by people in black suits.Oh, and a large telescope just arrived in the mail, bigger is better...

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Apprentice, The Darkwater Adventurers Guild, Vol 1 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
KaribbeanIsland More than 1 year ago
**3 Stars** MY OVERVIEW: A good start to a potentially great series. It sounds like it will be four books if it follows how many years Ralik will be at the Guild. That seems like it will be the perfect amount. PROS: Elves! I love elves. I am so glad they are in this book. I have a perfect picture in my mind for what Jander looks like. He was the best character out of all of them. I liked how the main “problem” in the book wasn’t solved at the end. CONS: It was a little too much like Hogwarts for me in some parts. I don’t mind the whole training school thing, but there were too many Hogwarts similarities. MY FINAL THOUGHTS: An enjoyable read. It fell a little short in some areas, but I look forward to seeing how the series progresses.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She looked at him. "Alright. I gtgtb goodnight."
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If the Harry Potter similaraties can be kept down it may be a good series. Needs to get more origional tho.