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The Lair of Bones: The Fourth Book of The Runelords by [David Farland]
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"The apparent conclusion of the Runelords brings the saga's conflicts to a resounding climax in a three-cornered confrontation. . . . Thesuspense is real, the action is nonstop, and the characterizationscontinue to convince. . . . [this is] a series that has put Farland onhigh-fantasy readers' maps."-Booklist on The Lair of Bones

"The Runelords Saga comes to a gripping conclusion in David Farland's The Lair of Bones. . . . Farland's imaginative use of magic and detailed world-buildingcontribute to the impact . . . Gaborn is a flawed but likable hero whomreaders will be sorry to leave behind. Fans of Robert Jordan and TerryGoodkind will enjoy Farland's Runelords."-Romantic Times

"Sometimes truly terrifying, sometimes impossibly sweet, The Lair of Bones is a tale sure to entrance any reader. This is a superb story with deeply empathetic characters."-Sara Douglass

"David Farland's Runelords books are among the best fantasies on the markettoday. Great characters, a fascinating concept, and some really nastymonsters make each novel a pleasure to read." -- Kevin J. Anderson, NewYork Times bestselling author of A Forest Of Stars and Dune: The Machine Crusade.

"The world of fantasyhas a new king.  David Farland is alreadyone of the best fantasy writers there has ever been!"--John Jarrold on The Sum of All Men

About the Author

David Farland is an award-winning, New York Times BestsellingAuthor with over 50 novels in print. He has won the Philip K. Dick MemorialSpecial Award for "Best Novel in the English Language" for hisscience fiction novel "On My Way to Paradise," and has won theWhitney Award for "Best Novel of the Year" for his historical novel"In the Company of Angels," and he has won the International BookAward for "best young adult novel of the year" for his fantasythriller "Nightingale."

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B003J5UJ5Y
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Tor Books; First edition (February 1, 2005)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 1, 2005
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 773 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 442 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151 ratings

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David Farland is an international and New York Times best-selling author with over 50 published novels. Best known for his Runelords, Serpent Catch, Golden Queen, Ravenspell, and Nightingale series.

He began his career writing under his name real name Dave Wolverton, when in 1986 he won L. Ron Hubbards Writers of the Future Contest. In the mid-1990s he began to follow his love for writing fantasy and Science Fiction under the pen name David Farland, where he became best known for his international best-selling Runelords series. Then In 1999 he set the Guinness Record for the World's Largest single-person, single book signing

He has also trained hundreds of best-selling writers, including Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn), Brandon Mull (Fablehaven), James Dashner (The Maze Runner), Stephenie Meyer (Twilight) and many more. Spend an hour learning from this master and discover how YOU can create the next Million Dollar Idea.

Brandon Sanderson,

#1 Bestselling Author of the Wheel of Times, Way of Kings, and Mistborn

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&quot;I still use the writing techniques he discussed, and constantly reference him and his instruction when I teach creative writing myself. . . His explanations led me directly to getting an agent, and subsequently, my first book deal.&quot;

James Dashner,

#1 Bestselling Author of the Mazerunner

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&quot;He understands storytelling and writing on a freaky level. All of us feel like we owe a huge debt to him.&quot;

Brandon Mull,

New York Times Bestselling author of Fablehaven and Beyonders

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&quot;Aside from being a talented writer, David Farland is an excellent writing teacher. Hearing him teach live and reading his written advice has helped me focus many of my own thoughts about the writing process. Those who would like to learn more about the craft of writing would be wise to pay attention.&quot;

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