Shadow of a Dark Queen The first book in the bestselling Serpentwar series.
A nest of vipers is stirring. . .
Ancient powers are readying themselves for a devastating confrontation. A dark queen has raised her standard and is gathering armies of unmatched might.
Into this battleground of good and evil a band of desperate men are forced, whose only hope for survival is to face this ancient power and discover its true nature.
Among them are some unlikely heroes – Erik, a bastard heir denied his birth right, and his friend Roo, an irrepressible scoundrel with a penchant for thievery. They are accompanied by the mysterious Miranda, upon whom all must wager their lives.
Praise for Raymond E. Feist:
‘Fantasy of epic scope, fast-moving action and vivid imagination’ Washington Post
‘A fine yarn . . . vivid . . . suspenseful . . . the action is non-stop’ Booklist
‘File under guilty pleasure’
‘Well-written and distinctly above average… intelligent… intriguing.’
About the author
Feist is one of the world’s leading fantasy writers. His Riftwar and Serpentwar Sagas have been global bestsellers for years.
Born and raised in Southern California, Raymond E. Feist was educated at the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated with honours in Communication Arts. He is the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed Riftwar Saga.