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A new series from award winning Author, C.R. Richards: The epic tale of two men begins.
The first - a man of honor trying desperately to turn his country from civil war. The other - a boy struggling to discover his destiny before agents of evil find him first.

Coveted by two ancient enemies of a long forgotten age, the continent of Andara holds the key to victory in an endless struggle for dominance. Eight hundred years have passed since the god-like Jalora struck a bargain with the first King of Valdeon. The Lion Ring, symbol of the covenant and conduit of power, gives its bearer incredible abilities. The ring's borrowed magic protects the people of Andara from covetous evil, but there is a price. As with most predators, the Lion Ring must feed. Only the blood of the D'Antoiné family line will satisfy its hunger.

A rival for Andara's treasures, the Sarcion has waited impatiently for its time upon the land. Whispers of treason in the right ear aid its treachery. The King of Valdeon mysteriously disappears, leaving his lands in danger of a civil war by the hand of a murderous usurper. His Lion Ring is lost and the covenant is broken. The Jalora's power begins to seep away from the land.  Evil's foothold grows stronger. Can the Lords of Valdeon, Sacred Guard of the covenant, stop the tides of war? Or will Andara fall into chaos? The future rests in the blood of a boy...

Follow along on the Virtual Tour, which kicks off on January 5!

January 5
Spotlight Feature and Digital Book Giveaway at Celtic Lady's Reviews

January 6
Review at Cassandra M's Place
"The author really got me hooked with the characters - they are so lifelike!"

January 7
Review at Riddle's Reviews
"There's something about these characters that just made me need to know what happens to them all."

January 9
Interview at The Pen Muse

January 10
Review at Books, Thoughts and a Few Adventures

January 11
Guest Post on "Why Book Covers are So Important" at Courtney's Book Thoughts
Excerpt Feature, Review and Giveaway at Currently Reading This Book
"For higher fantasy - Lords of Valdeon is a pretty neat read." 

January 12
Excerpt Feature at Courtney's Book Thoughts

January 13
Review from Mary Mahaney
"I loved it and think my teenagers would enjoy it, too. I'm eager to see the rest of the series as it is published!"
Review at Between Printed Pages
"This book is like the Night Circus in its extensive descriptions, mixed with Star Wars' family feud, with a hint of fantasy and mystery mixed in. I think this is an amazing start to the series, and my expectations are high for the next book!"

January 14
Interview at Infinite House of Books

January 19
Review at Shelf Life
"Intense and involved without being overdone."

January 25
Guest Post at Chaotic Reader

January 26
Review at Chaotic Reader

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