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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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A captured thief holds the key to the kingdom.
Having learned the truth about the Dragon Thief and saving Zarinth, an impossible decision will bring Ty away from the only home he’s known.
When a dangerous priest demands his help finding something the Dragon Thief failed to find, Ty must finish the job even the Dragon Thief had failed to complete, but must stay ahead of Roson James and the Dragon Touched.
The prize will secure the Dragon Thief’s freedom, but there’s even more at stake than Ty can imagine.
If he succeeds, he might stop a war—and learn a truth long hidden from him about his connection to dragons.
Packed full of action and adventure, Within the Dragon’s Jaw continues an exciting new epic fantasy adventure.
The bonded smoke dragon may be key to saving the kingdom.
Ty has bonded to a strange smoke dragon and trains as a Tecal. If he can’t control the connection, the dragon will be stripped from him so that another can use the power of the dragon in service of the kingdom, as the threat from Lothinal is not gone.
When Roson James makes his move, Ty feels an increased urgency to understand how to connect to the dragon. Help comes from an unlikely source, but it might not be in time.
This time, the kingdom is not the only target. And those able to intervene may have the power Roson James needs to bring about their downfall.
Packed full of action and adventure, Smoke and Shadow continues an exciting new epic fantasy adventure.
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.
As apprentice to the master executioner, Finn struggles to understand his place in the city as he searches for truth in those sentenced. The job is more complicated than he ever imagined. He’s proven his understanding of the basics, but for him to serve as an executioner—if that’s what he wants—he needs mastery.
Distracted by his search for a way to heal his still ailing mother despite the hegen magic, he finds himself at odds with the master executioner.
When assigned his first solo case, he knows he needs to impress Meyer. An investigation into a fire that burned through an entire section of the city leads Finn to learn of a greater threat to Verendal—and the entire kingdom.
When only Finn believes there’s more to the fire, can he save the city or will his quest for vengeance finally lead to his downfall?
The northern mountain village offers protection from the threat of dragons, but is a difficult place, especially for a misfit like Jason Dreshen. His days are spent hunting for food for his family, praying for warmth, and trying to hide his strange silver eye that grants him dragon sight.
When a stranger visits during the local Freedom Festival searching for a different kind of dragon, everything changes.
Forced down the mountainside, Jason learns the truth of powers he’d only heard about in rumors. While running from deadly Dragon Souls, he finds he might have more of a connection to magic than only dragon sight. In order to save himself and stop the Dragon Souls, he must learn a truth about himself that leads him closer to the one thing he fears above all others: dragons.
Somehow, he might be the only one able to protect them from the Dragon Souls, but how can he protect what he hates?
Ice Dragon is the first book in The Dragon Misfits fantasy adventure series.
Executioners bring order to chaos, but will Justice be enough to stop what’s coming?
As executioner within Verendal, Finn takes on more responsibility, especially now that he’s saved the kingdom from repeated attack, but he still struggles with his place within the city.
When protests erupt within Verendal, with those from the poorer sections clashing with Archers, Finn finds himself investigating a very different kind of crime than he’s ever pursued. Worse, it’s one that might involve witchcraft he doesn’t understand, and this time his usual tactics won’t be enough. Asked to be more than the Hunter, he doesn't know what that means for him.
Finn must find those responsible before the city falls into chaos, but it might be too late to keep the violence from spreading throughout the kingdom.
Strange fires threaten to destroy the city of Nelar that Jayna alone can’t stop.
After stopping a powerful dark sorcerer, Jayna finds herself a target. Not only does the Sorcerers’ Society think she uses dark magic, the Celebrants of Asymorn want vengeance for her interference. She’d leave the city, Ceran has shown her that something worse is still to come.
When it does, she’s still unprepared.
Nearly killed by a strange fire even her dark magic could not extinguish, she needs to find those responsible before the city is destroyed—or worse, plunged into war.
Even stopping the fires might not be enough. The dark sorcerers have begun to move, and Jayna might need to surrender to her magic in order to stop them.
Filled with action and adventure, A City in Ruin continues the epic fantasy adventure of The Dark Sorcerer series!
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.
Finn has grown into the role of executioner, taking on more responsibility with each passing year. After thwarting another plot against the kingdom, he’s developed a reputation—and the attention that comes with it.
When attacked investigating missing women throughout the city, Finn finds his list of enemies growing. After another high profile abduction, Finn’s newfound skills are tested trying to find answers before it’s too late, but an imprisoned man speaking the strange language of the Alainsith forces Finn and Meyer to divide their work. Finn wants to focus on the missing women, but Meyer fears Alainsith involvement and has a different plan.
Finn must be the Hunter to save the missing women—and protect the kingdom once again. Only this time, the danger to the kingdom is something Meyer can’t prepare Finn to handle.
Having stopped Lorren and saving the egg, Jason now faces his most dangerous threat as Lorach moves on Dragon Haven.
With the city under attack from a strange new power, only with an understanding of the misfit dragons will Jason—and the dragons—finally be free. When even Dragon Haven seeks to use their power, Jason is forced to make a choice between the people who took him in and the dragons he pledged to protect.
For Jason, long a misfit himself, the choice is more difficult than he ever imagined. One choice means Lorach will extend their influence beyond their borders and continue their reign of devastation, but the other means the misfits will be sacrificed.
The final volume of The Dragon Misfits series.
Dark sorcery, powerful enchantments, and lost secrets are key to Jayna stopping a deadly attack.
Having stopped two dark sorcerers and changing the power of her Toral ring with the dangerous bloodstone, Jayna has become a target. A dark power is coming for the city of Nelar, and Ceran has tasked her with remaining vigilant.
What comes is something Jayna is completely unprepared to face.
Attacks have pitted the Sorcerers’ Society against the ruling dular, but there’s an even greater danger—someone with magic like Eva.
Jayna has to stop a war, but how can she when she doesn’t know who’s involved?
Filled with action and adventure, Smoke and Memories continues the epic fantasy adventure of The Dark Sorcerer series!