The Last Falcon

The Cael Stone

Book 1
Colleen Ruttan
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Erynn Taylor was fourteen when she witnessed the brutal murder of her father. She should be dead, too, she knew that. But a reclusive golden dragon swooped down upon the scene—scattering her attackers and sparing her life, but ultimately denying her justice.


Two years later, Erynn’s attackers ride boldly into her kingdom for a visit with her king. But her elation at the nearness of justice turns to anger and then fear as she learns there is more to this visit than meets the eye—a conspiracy that threatens the entire kingdom—and that it just might bring her the death she so narrowly avoided. Erynn wants justice…but does she want it badly enough to die?


When the mystery of her own past makes her a target, Erynn flees the castle where she has lived since her father’s murder—setting off a manhunt that can only end in bloodshed. The question is, whose blood will be spilled?

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About the author

Colleen Ruttan grew up in North Vancouver, BC, and currently lives in Chilliwack, BC. She is the author of THE CAEL STONE, a traditional fantasy adventure story being told over the course of several books, and is currently hard at work on the third volume of the story (THE RING & THE CROWN). The first volume, THE LAST FALCON, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was listed on the Kirkus Reviews website as a "similar book" to GAME OF THRONES. For more information about Colleen and her books, visit her website at colleenruttan.com.

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Colleen Ruttan
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Published on
Jun 24, 2012
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Pages
292
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ISBN
9780988134324
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Language
English
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Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
Fiction / Fantasy / General
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Young Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
Young Adult Fiction / Fantasy / General
Young Adult Fiction / Fantasy / Wizards & Witches
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