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Publication Order of The Forsaken Lands Books

The Lascar's Dagger (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dagger's Path (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Fall of the Dagger (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Isles of Glory Books

Publication Order of Mirage Makers Books

Heart of the Mirage (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shadow of Tyr (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Song of the Shiver Barrens (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Stormlord Books

The Last Stormlord (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stormlord Rising (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stormlord's Exile (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Glenda Larke
Glenda Larke was born in Western Australia, and was the daughter of a farmer. She is an environmentalist and a writer, and is in love with odd things and wild places.

She was educated at the government state schools as well as at the University of Western Australia, where she got a diploma in education and her degree in history. Glenda has taught English in Malaysia, Vienna, Tunisia, and Australia.

She has grown up children and is married to a Malaysian scientist, and lives in Malaysia, where she’s involved actively in rain forest conservation.

“The Lascar’s Dagger” won the Tin Duck Award (Best WA Professional Long Written Work) in 2017 and the Ditmar Award (Best Novel) in 2015. Eleven of her novels were Aurealis Awards finalists for best Australian Fantasy Novel of the Year. “The Fall of the Dagger” also won the Tin Duck Award in the year 2017. “The Watergivers” won the Sara Douglass Book Series Award in the year 2015.

Glenda’s debut novel, called “Havenstar”, was released in the year 1998 as Glenda Noramly, which is her married name. Her work is from the fantasy genre.

“The Last Stormlord” is the first novel in the “Watergivers” series and was released in the year 2010. Shale is the lowest of all the low, as he is an outcast from some poor village in the center of the desert. In the desert, water represents currency and life, and Shale doesn’t have any. However he has got a secret. It is the one thing which keeps him alive and might just save all of the cities of the Quartern in the coming days. Assuming this does not get him killed first.

Terelle is a slave that flees her life as a courtesan. She secures some shelter in the home of some elderly painter however while she learns the odd and powerful secrets of his art she fears that she might’ve traded in a life of servitude for something that is a lot more perilous.

The Stormlord is dying up in his tower and there’s nobody, by design or accident, that can take his place. He brings the rain from distant seas to his people. The cities of the Quartern, without a Stormlord, will just wither up and die. Their civilization is on the brink of disaster. If Terelle and Shale could figure a way to save themselves, they might be able to save all of them. Water is life and all the wales are running dry.

“Stormlord Rising” is the second novel in the “Watergivers” series and was released in the year 2010. The final Stormlord has died. War has come to the cities of the Quartern. The nomadic and violent Redrunners have put all the rainlords they could locate to the sword and the cities are now without any hope at all.

Shale has been betrayed, then drugged, and finally left at his greatest enemy’s feet. Now he has to choose to work with the people plotting against him or just allow the thousands of waterless to die. He has got great power, however isn’t a Stormlord. At least, he isn’t yet.

Terelle was able to escape the Scarpen looking for both her homeland and her people, which are the mysterious Watergivers. However a desperate message is going to send her on back to locate Shale and confront her worst fears. The Scarpen people are in danger. Terelle and Shale have to figure out a way to save their people and punish the ones that destroyed all that they have ever loved.

“Stormlord’s Exile” is the third novel in the “Watergivers” series and was released in the year 2011. Shale is free at last from his greatest foe. However now, he’s responsible for bringing life, giving rain to every person of the Quartern. He has to stretch his powers to the very limit or his people are going to die. Assuming they don’t meet some nomad’s blade first. As Shale’s own waterpriests and high lords are plotting against him, his Reduner brother is plotting his revenge.

Terelle is Shale’s secret weapon, and covertly boosting his powers with her mystical powers. However she’s compelled by the odd magic of her own people and is going to one day need to leave Shale’s side. Nobody knows what is waiting for her across the desert, but it was her people that gave the Quartern its very first Stormlord and they just might save Shale and his people once more. Or they might just lead them right to their doom.

“The Lascar’s Dagger” is the first novel in the “The Forsaken Lands” series and was released in the year 2014. Faith isn’t going to save him.

Saker looks like a simple priest, however in truth he is actually a spy for the head of his faith. He was wounded in the line of duty by some Lascar sailor’s blade, and the weapon seems to be following him home. He can only follow its lead because he doesn’t have the sense of responsibility that it brings and is unable to discard it.

This dagger puts him on a journey to some distant shores, right on a path that is going to reveal some horrible secrets all about the empire, about those people that he serves, and ruin the life that he knows too well. The Lascar’s dagger demands a price, one that is going to be paid in blood.

“The Dagger’s Path” is the second novel in the “The Forsaken Lands” series and was released in the year 2015. It should’ve been easy, just return the stolen feather then restore Ardhi back to his rightful place. However when Saker, Sorrel, Ardhi, and Piper show up to find the island’s in chaos, giving just one feather isn’t going to help at all. Not when the other three have also mysteriously vanished too.

While Ardhi and Saker work on mending the distrust caused by Ardhi’s betrayal and efforts to retrieve those other feathers, they slowly make a kind of peace with the islanders. Up until Saker learns they unintentionally led the Spice traders to this sacred island they were hoping they could keep safe. Now Saker has to fight with the Va witchery and Chenderawsi magic to defend all that Ardhi holds dear. Saker’s powers are quite new and their foes have got them surrounded.

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