Welcome to Kensrik, a world vividly imagined by Dylan Madeley, in which his debut fantasy novel The Gift-Knight’s Quest is set. His book follows the youngest descendants of two families that have traditionally been enemies: the Kenderleys, who now rule the world’s largest empire, and the Wancyeks, who have been reduced to common status.
Chandra never asked to rule Kensrik, but fate took a strange course. Known as a usurper and sorceress by most and traumatised by all that has transpired, she is forced to make use of the few loyal allies she has in order to hold together her restless empire. In an attempt to identify and defeat the conspirators who inadvertently landed her in power, Chandra risks putting the lives of many in mortal danger, as well as her own.
Derek is an aimless wanderer – the youngest in a lineage that has long fallen from nobility. He finds himself summoned by tradition to serve a family historically considered his bitter enemy. As he journeys down the same path a fateful ancestor once travelled, he struggles with personal demons and begins to reconsider his loyalty to the mission.
Duke Lenn found one true cause in love and it cost him everything. His legacy shaped the present in which Chandra and Derek find themselves. Now their choice will shape the future of Kensrik...
After using Kickstarter to raise the funds to publish his novel, Dylan shares his inspiration for the book. “I’ve always wanted to be a writer, but even through my undergraduate years I put off writing a novel. I feel it’s now time to take the leap!” explains Dylan.
“Reading this is like having my own portable time travel machine...
I absolutely love every moment I spend submerged in this world.” Pelicanfreak book review blog
DYLAN MADELEY lives and works from his home in Toronto, Canada, where he is the copy editor of alternative fashion and music magazine Auxiliary Magazine.
PUBLICATION DATE 28th May 2015
ISBN: 9781784621414 Price: £11.99
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