The Wishsong of Shannara

Series The Sword of Shannara
Illustrator Darrell K. Sweet, Brothers Hildebrandt (map)
Author Terry Brooks
Year 1985
Publisher Futura
ISBN 0-7088-8152-1

The triumphant finale to the bestselling Shannara trilogy

Horror stalks the Four Lands. The Ildatch, the immemorial book of evil spells, has stirred once more to eldritch life, sending its ghastly Mord Wraiths to wreak final destruction on Mankind. Allanon, ancient Druid protector of the Races, must again seek the help of a descendant of Jerle Shannara — this time Brin Ohmsford, daughter of Wil, and possessor of the magic of the Wishsong. Continue reading

The Tangle Box

Series Magic Kingdom of Landover
Illustrator
Keith Parkinson
Author Terry Brooks
Year 1994
Publisher Random House
ISBN 0-09-931421-5

OH, WHAT A TANGLED WEB…

Everything should have been quiet and pleasant for ex-lawyer-now-sovereign of the Magic Kingdom of Landover, Ben Holiday. But it wasn’t. Horris Kew, conjurer, more recently confidence-man trickster, had returned to the Magic Kingdom from Ben’s own world, where he and his sidekick in crime, the talking bird Biggar, had gotten in just a spot of trouble with the former ‘faithful’ of their scam cult.

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