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The Novice


by Taran Matharu (Author)

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   Book 1   
Pages: 400
Published: 2015

Fletcher is working as a blacksmith's apprentice when he discovers he has the rare ability to summon demons from another world. Chased from his village for a crime he did not commit, Fletcher must travel with his demon, Ignatius, to an academy for adepts, where the gifted are taught the art of summoning.

Along with nobles and commoners, Fletcher endures grueling lessons that will prepare him to serve as a Battlemage in the Empire's war against the savage Orcs. But sinister forces infect new friendships and rivalries grow. With no one but Ignatius by his side, Fletcher must decide where his loyalties lie. The fate of the Empire is in his hands...

Series Summary


Series: Summoner
Tags: fantasy paranormal magic adventure
Series reading level: 12+
Books in series: 5
Should read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished

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Books in series order
1The Novice  (2015)
2The Inquisition  (2016)
3Battlemage  (2017)
+ Origins  (2015)
+ A Fine Welcome: Othello's Journey   (2016)