Mageborn by Michael G. Manning
The Blacksmith's Son (Book 1)

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Mordecai’s simple life as the son of a blacksmith is transformed by the discovery of his magical birthright. As he journeys to understand the power within him he is drawn into a dangerous plot to destroy the Duke of Lancaster and undermine the Kingdom of Lothion. Love and treachery combine to embroil him in events he was never prepared to face. What he uncovers will change his understanding of the past, and alter the future of those around him.

About Michael G. Manning

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Michael Manning, a practicing pharmacist, has been a fantasy and science-fiction reader for most of his life. He has dabbled in software design, fantasy art, and is an avid tree climber. He lives in Texas, with his stubborn wife, two kids, and a menagerie of fantastic creatures, including a moose-poodle, a vicious yorkie, and a giant prehistoric turtle.
Published July 3, 2011 by Gwalchmai Press. 396 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Mageborn, The Blacksmith’s Son will put a smile on your face and make you glad you read it.

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