In the World of Corona, a Highwayman takes control

A simple cripple gains special powers and flips the world upside down.

By John Irvin

          Today’s spotlight: The Highwayman by R. A. Salvatore.  

          I saw this book at my favorite bookstore and the cover made me think of Princess Bride. The way the masked man looked like Dread Pirate Roberts made me think it was really cool.

          Then I bought the book and became a fan.

          I love the world of Corona and R. A. Salvatore is a master of driving a plot along and keeping the reader flipping pages.

          I enjoyed exploring the Holdings in this world. Pryd is where the story is set and it’s troubled by powrie dwarves and various kingdom and religious conflicts.

          Bransen Garibond is the son of an adulteress sentenced to death by the Samhaists—a brutal religious order. She’s rescued and healed.

          But, the poison from the snake bite—a part of her attempted execution—has crippled the unborn child.

          He is raised by the Abellican Monks and is introduced to soul stones which help him take control of his body and he becomes the Highwayman.

          You really should watch my short episode about it and click through the links provided to buy a copy of The Highwayman!

Bransen Garibond is a hero. Treated cruelly by the Brothers of Abelle, except for one of them, he is forced to learn how to fend for himself and takes on a vendetta against those who bully others.

He becomes a defender of the realm and his legend is widely spread. In fact, he plays a part in the upcoming war for Pryd!

R. A. Salvatore will really keep you interested in learning more about this world of Corona and the Holdings and Peoples of the land. I can’t wait to read more of his works! So click this link to go buy: THE HIGHWAYMAN.

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