Authors: Robert Treskillard
PRAISE FOR THE
“A sweeping, deeply detailed fantasy that reimagines the adventures of Arthurian legend . . . The author skillfully crafts intense action scenes and vivid settings.”
— Publishers Weekly
“Treskillard crafts a new and unique prequel to the King Arthur legend, one that is rich in atmosphere and detail. Fantasy readers will find themselves beguiled by the young Merlin’s story.”
— School Library Journal
“Treskillard has achieved one of the most difficult feats to master in high fantasy epics like this — weaving together a handful of storylines into a cohesive, expertly paced narrative.”
“I love the setting of this book! Robert Treskillard has done an excellent job bringing early Britain to life. The adventure is exciting, the characters are interesting, and the suspense, which remains until the end, is very well done.”
“A fresh approach to an ancient genre . . . an absolute must–read.”
— Award-winning author Douglas Bond
is a masterful story, well told . . . a must–read for fans of the Arthurian legend and for fantasy fans of all stripes . . . The book easily spans the gap between twelve and adult.”
— Fantasy and sci-fi reviewer Rebecca Luella Miller
“A fabulous reimagining of the legends.”
— Fantasy author Scott Appleton
“Turn the pages, and you can almost feel the fog rolling in off the moors, smell the low heather, and catch a glint off a blade.”
— Bestselling author Wayne Thomas Batson
“Treskillard builds a real person in Merlin . . . whose belief in honor and family make him a figure to cheer for.”
— Christy Award-winning author Jill Williamson
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Copyright © 2014 by Robert Treskillard
ePub Edition © April 2014: ISBN 978-0-310-73512-0
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Merlin’s nightmare / Robert Treskillard.
pages cm. — (Merlin’s spiral series ; book 3)
Summary: While Morgana sets a horde of werewolves loose to destroy Britain, Merlin and eighteen-year-old Arthur must rally Britain’s warriors against three overwhelming enemies, without unleashing an even greater evil.
ISBN 978-0-310-73509-0 (softcover)
1. Merlin (Legendary character)—Juvenile fiction. 2. Arthur, King—Juvenile fiction. [1. Merlin (Legendary character)—Fiction. 2. Arthur, King—Fiction. 3. Fantasy.] I. Title.
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