by David Gemmell

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There was nothing Jarek Mace wouldn't do for the right price—including becoming a hero.

The Angostin hordes raged over the Southern Borders. Evil sorcery ruled, and the vampyre kings lived once more. The Highland people were in much need of a great hero.

Jarek Mace needed nothing and no one—not even that bard Owen Odell, with whom he now traveled. But when Mace harassed the Angostins for his own purposes, he inadvertently aided the Highland people. And now he was being hailed as a hero, a legend, the great Morningstar returned.

But Owen Odell knew the real man behind the people's tales. Mace was an outlaw, a bandit, a heartless thief. He was no savior of the people. He was no legend. Or was he?

“It seems that every time I read a new David Gemmell novel it is better than the last—and Morningstar is no exception. . . . The main difference between the book and the myths it draws upon is that Gemmell includes some of the less savory characters who we suspect may have been at the basis of both Robin and Arthur.”—Starburst

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345379092
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/1993
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 665,276
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.81(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Most famous for his debut novel Legend, which became the first book in the Drenai series, David Gemmell (1948-2006) was a British fantasy writer who eventually wrote thirty books. He described his novels as "essentially Christian books," and they are known for featuring heroic characters with tragic flaws and promoting the value of redemption.

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