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About D.K. Holmberg
D.K. Holmberg lives in Minnesota and is the author of multiple series including The Lost Prophecy, The Cloud Warrior Saga, The Dark Ability, The Teralin Sword, and The Lost Garden. When he's not writing, he's chasing around his two active children.
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Looking for a series reading order? Several series share the same world, but they can all be read and enjoyed independently (books in the series should be read in order).
The Shadow Accords
The Collector Chronicles
The Dark Ability
The Sighted Assassin
The Teralin Sword
The Lost Prophecy
The Endless War
The Cloud Warrior Saga
The Lost Garden
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It will take a thief to stop a thief.
Zarinth is a dangerous city at the edge of the kingdom, illuminated by the constant fire of the nearby volcano Ishantil. For thief Ty, it’s more than a city filled with valuable ancient dragon relics. It’s the home he could never leave.
When Ishantil threatens to erupt, and the city descends into chaos, Ty wants one last score before finally leaving the city—and his past behind. All while the notorious Dragon Thief chases the same prize.
The Dragon Thief has a reputation for a reason, but Ty begins to think there’s more to the job than he ever expected.
Success means more than freedom. It means he can buy the answers he really wants. And it just might save the city from destruction.
Packed full of action and adventure, Path of the Flame is the beginning of a brand new epic fantasy adventure.
Imogen is something more than the First of the Blade. Now she must understand it.
Having thwarted a Porapeth plan, Imogen struggles to understand the gift that Benji gave her. She has knowledge that she could never have imagined, but for her to lead, she needs understanding.
When Imogen finds herself chasing after her brother once again, she isn't sure what he's after. Power, but from where?
The answer reveals a new truth to Imogen, and it's one that might be enough for her to lead the Leier and Koral—or destroy them.
Magic is a part of the world. Now the First of the Blade must master it.
Having saved her people from the danger of the branox, Imogen must find a way to lead them home. The way back is treacherous and there’s an ever-present threat of more dark creatures attacking.
When hunted by a new threat, the sacred patterns are not enough. Imogen must find a way to bring her people together while staying on the path the Porapeth have seen for her, but even that might not lead her to safety.
The First of the Blade must be more than a sacred sword master. If she can’t unlock potential hidden deep inside her, all her people will fall.
To become a Sorcerer at the prestigious Academy was all Jayna ever wanted—until her parents died and her brother disappeared.
To find him, she had to give it all up in exchange for greater power. Now she searches for him and chases down dark magic for her mysterious benefactor, a Sul’toral named Ceran.
Her path has led her to the city of Nelar, where she struggles to understand the depths of the power granted to her. Here Jayna finds herself facing a new danger, one greater than any dark magic she’s faced before. When Ceran doesn’t answer her summons, she must stop the Festival of Mourn before it’s too late. But how can a half-trained sorcerer stop a dark god?
And can she do it without giving in to her own dark power?
Packed full of action and adventure, Festival of Mourn is the beginning of a brand new epic fantasy adventure.
Taught to fear magic. Trained from a young age to destroy those who wield it. The First of the Blade Series begins.
Trained to destroy sorcery from a young age, Imogen Inaratha left that life behind, having come to see magic differently. When her brother asks for help, she embarks on a dangerous journey—and must face a part of her past she wanted to forget.
An encounter with one of the mythical Porapeth changes the course of the journey. Protecting him forces her to face dark magical creatures and a powerful sorcerer determined to destroy the Porapeth in his quest for even more power.
To succeed, she must learn the truth of the blade she’d long thought she’d mastered.
She must truly become the First of the Blade.
Ty stopped the danger to the kingdom but a new danger emerges.
While trying to understand his Tecal connection to the smoke dragon, Ty knows Lothinal have not abandoned their plans. Roson James has been stopped but not defeated, and now the Dragon Touched are compromised.
The key to protecting the kingdom is mastering his dragon connections, but the smoke dragon remains elusive and Ishantil is simply too powerful.
Finding understanding means chasing the Flame—and the possibility that he might be more than a Tecal. Ty must succeed or Lothinal will destroy not only the kingdom, but the power of the Flame itself.
Packed full of action and adventure, The Obsidian Dragon continues an exciting new epic fantasy adventure.
Poverty-stricken Finn Jagger would give anything to heal his ailing mother. With his father imprisoned, Finn has joined a thieving crew to earn the money he needs to save her. When the latest heist turns to disaster and lands him on death row, Finn’s future seems to be tied up with a noose.
Until the king’s executioner claims him as an apprentice.
Finn soon learns an Executioner has far more power and greater responsibility than he’d ever realized. As inquisitor and detective, he must find the truth behind each sentence he carries out. It’s a challenging job, but one that Finn is surprisingly good at.
When the crew decides Finn could be the key to completing an impossible heist that threatens the kingdom, he’s forced to choose between his new job and his old friends.
And making the wrong choice could cost him everything.
The Executioner's Right is the first book in The Executioner's Song epic fantasy series and is perfect for fans of Michael J Sullivan, Brent Weeks, and James Islington.
The arrival of a dangerous sorcerer forces Gavin to confront his past.
As Gavin works with the El’aras to master his connection to the ring, he learns of an El’aras prophecy that speaks of the Shard and a Champion.
One must destroy the other.
Though Gavin doesn’t believe in prophecy, he can’t deny that he’s caught up in something greater than he understands—and begins to suspect he’s been guided toward his fate.
The arrival of a powerful sorcerer tests Gavin’s belief. If he can’t stop the Sul’toral, he might have no choice but to fulfill the ancient prophecy and destroy someone he’s come to deeply care about.
Trained to kill from a young age, Gavin Lorren finally escaped that life. No more killing innocents. No more working alone. The jobs are still dangerous, but at least he can choose.
Now an old friend has invited him to the city of Yoran where the work is plentiful. The Roasted Dragon tavern is rough but cozy. The regulars are seedy but welcoming. The owner Jessica is fond of him. It's almost too good to be true.
His good fortune is fleeting. Gavin finds himself facing a new enemy, fast and deadly El'aras warriors—an ancient race with innate magical talent. By the time he learns sorcery is involved, he's in too deep. To succeed, he’ll have to uncover parts of his past that he'd hoped to forget.
It will take an assassin without equal to survive.
It will take the Chain Breaker.
Having found the true power of her blade, Imogen must use it to protect her people.
After preventing her brother from taking the power of the Porapeth and becoming the very thing her people have defended against, Imogen now chases him, believing he can still be saved.
When a dangerous creature not seen in centuries emerges and begins to hunt those with magic, Imogen fears her brother responsible. Stopping these creatures involves an understanding of the sacred patterns Imogen hasn’t fully mastered, and requires her to protect those the Leier have long warred with.
They need a true master of the sacred patterns, which means the First of the Blade must become something more.
She must find a way to lead.
Ty’s connection to the Flame is the key to a greater truth.
After saving the king from the Lothinal attack and defeating Roson James, Ty thinks he will finally have a chance to learn more about his connection to the dragons.
There’s much to be done, as he’s convinced the Dragon Touched are still compromised, and the threat from Lothinal is not gone, but when the ghost king requests Ty’s help, he has little choice but to help.
The journey leads Ty toward a different understanding of the kingdom, as well as his connection to the Flame. Secrets long buried may destroy the kingdom—or save it.
The Dragon King concludes the epic fantasy adventure of The Dragon Thief.
Life on the farm at the edge of the kingdom is anything but routine for Ashan. The plains around Berestal suffer from severe storms, making travel to the city difficult, with the threat of an attack from the people of Vard always looming. He long ago abandoned dreams of serving as a dragon rider, caring for his injured father and brother, but everything is about to change.
A Vard attack forces Ashan to risk everything to protect his sister. Doing so brings him closer to the dragons than he had ever imagined, but brings him into a war he never intended to join. Somehow, Ashan and his best friend might be the only ones able to prevent the Vard from reaching a prize they’d long sought, if only they can survive the dangers of the forest, the mysterious Djarn people, a terrifying creature chasing them, and the power of a dragon mage.
Packed full of action and adventure, The Caged Dragon is the beginning of a brand new epic fantasy adventure.