Runic Awakening is part coming-of-age story and traditional hero's journey, but with a unique magic system that is simple to explain but has incredible depth. The book has political intrigue, murder, betrayal, love, and loss...and an unflinching view of how trauma, both physical and emotional, can change the course of one's life forever.
The Book has been self-published via Amazon and is available as eBook and Paperback - 410 Pages - released in October 2016.
About the Book
Torn from his home on Earth by an unknown power, Kyle finds himself stranded on a strange world. A world where magical engineers called Runics have created the Empire, the greatest civilization ever known.
Taken under the wing of a wealthy politician named Kalibar, Kyle is thrust into a dark conspiracy to overthrow the Empire...and murder Kalibar. Hunted by a sadistic undead overlord called the Dead Man, Kyle must learn to master the power of magical runes to keep Kalibar alive...and to save Ariana, a brave, mysterious girl whose powers the Dead Man plans to exploit.
If Kyle fails, the Empire will fall...and he'll be trapped in this strange world forever!
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- "Worth Every Second Of Your Time [...] Completely entrancing from beginning to end!" - Kristie Lynn Waite
- "[...] good read! Fast paced in some areas and character development in others that was a bit slower, overall a good mix of story rhythm. I was very impressed with the book overall. The story was unique, as was the magic system." - JTG (Amazon)
- "What started off innocently as a typical young adult novel with coming-of-age theme grow twisted gritty with each passing page. Then, when you thought you had the plot figured out, it took another twist to something closer to a hero story, with a different hero than the one when the story started [...]" - Lurino (Amazon)
- "I had a hard time putting it down. Eagerly waiting for the next one. [...]" - Lippy0815 (Amazon)
About the Author
|Author Clayton Taylor Wood|
Writing was always Clayton's passion, but it wasn't until the birth of his first son that he found the inspiration necessary to finish his first book. Five years later, he published Runic Awakening, the first entry in the Runic Series. With two more books on the way and the fourth book in the series already started, he doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon!
In addition to the Runic Series, Clayton is working on another fantasy series, a science fiction novel, and has numerous other projects planned.
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