First, I’d like to welcome all the new subscribers to authorericprice.com. I had an internet problem and haven’t made a new post in a while, but a lot of people joined the site anyway. I’d like to think many of you came across Unveiling the Wizard’s Shroud, enjoyed it, and decided to follow my blog.
This year, I plan on continuing the format I switched to toward the end of last year. I’ll read a book, ask the author some questions, and post their responses here. The first few I plan are Jimena Novaro’s Blue Rabbit, Janie Franz’s Bowdancer, J.H. McCarthy’s Detective for the Innocent, and Bryan Fields’ Life with a Fire-Breathing Girlfriend. If this continues to work well, I have many more to read.
Some reviews have started coming in for Unveiling the Wizards’ Shroud, so I thought I’d close this post by pasting them here; just incase you discovered this site without reading my book.
As the only son to King Kendrick, Owen despises the idea of being king one day. Magician may be the only career he’d like less. He has dreaded the days leading up to his fifteenth birthday, when his father will certainly declare Owen heir to the throne. But at the birthday celebration, his father falls ill. The only person in the kingdom that may be able to save him is a magician–the very same magician Owen holds responsible for the death of his mother.
Owen and his companions will have to travel the continent of Wittatun in search of the cure for King Kendrick. On the journey, they will battle strange beasts and harsh climates, befriend extraordinary magicians, and meet a dragon before returning to Innes Castle–where much has happened in the days since they departed.
Unveiling the Wizards’ Shroud by Eric Price
Owen is the only son and heir to the throne of his father King Kendrick. The King becomes very ill and it is up to Owen with the help of Cedric, the wizard to save his father.
A compelling tale of adventure, dragons, magic, secrets and danger. Owen is a fascinating character, I really liked him. I loved the writing style, and the story line. A definite page turner that will grab the attention of Y/A as well as Adult reads. Fantastic read.
Review by Sheri A. Wilkinson.
Unveiling the Wizards Shroud is a wonderful compelling tale of adventure, magic, dragons , danger and secrets. Owen is the only son and heir to his Father King Kendrick. When the King becomes ill it is up to Own and the wizard Cedric to save his father. Owen is a fascinating character. I loved the story line. A real page turner if you like fantasy adventure I highly recommend for Y/A to Adult readers. I look forward to reading more books by Eric Price.
Review by lady g
Eric Price takes the reader on a breathless journey in his YA fantasy Unveiling the Wizards’ Shroud. Owen is the only son of King Kendrick, making him the most likely candidate of heir to the throne despite the fact that his mother never married the king. When Owen’s father falls ill, he must leave the safety of the castle and face the perils of Death Desert and the lands beyond. Worst of all his companion is the magician Cedric, and Owen doesn’t completely trust any man of magic.
Owen fights not only magical creatures on his journey, but his own misgivings about magic and Wizards. He struggles to reach deep inside of himself to find the magic to make it back home to save his father. Along the way he learns the harsh truths of the Wizard Rebellion, including the true tale of his mother’s death. I was swept off my feet as I traveled along with Owen on both his physical and personal quest.
Reviewed by Katie L. Carroll
UNVEILING THE WIZARD’S SHROUD by Eric Price is a young adult tale about a powerful journey through discovery of truths a young prince must learn to move on into his place in salvaging his kingdom.
This is a story rich with magic, misconceptions, opening to the power trickling within, and ultimately giving up on long held ideals so you can grow into a force evil cannot deflect.
A FIVE STAR STORY, I, as a former teacher, can eagerly recommend to the young of all ages.
Nice Work, Eric Price
Reviewed by Lady Bug Lin
I just finished reading Unveiling the Wizards’ Shroud and find myself eager to sing its praises. Fifteen-year-old Owen sets off on a quest (I just love a good quest!) to save his father, the king. Finding help where he least expects it, Owen is forced to rethink some of his long-held beliefs. In doing so, he discovers a strength he never knew possible.
As I read this book, it brought to mind some of my favorites—from Narnia to Harry Potter, with a dash of Dungeons & Dragons thrown in. Eric Price created a fascinating world inhabited by compelling characters. Well done!
(PS: the companion short story, The Best Magic, is pretty awesome, too, in a heart-warming way.)
Review by HFBrainerd
Thank you to everyone who has read Unveiling the Wizards’ Shroud, and double thanks if you reviewed it. It means a lot to us new authors. I look forward to posting more reviews here in the future.