Treachery of the Demon King

Parsina Press
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Prince Ahmad and the storyteller/wizard
Jafar al-Sharif are now racing against time to complete their appointed
task of gathering the pieces of the Crystal of Oromasd and defeating
the evil forces of Rimahn. But the path is perilous as they must visit
an island that is not as it appears, learn the secrets of the City of
Faces and walk into Mount Denavan, the home of the daevas themselves --
and if this wasn't enough, they must overcome a final betrayal from a
member of their own party!

This is Volume IV of the Parsina Saga, concluding a journey
through a world of djinni, flying carpets and high adventure in exotic
realms -- with the fate of the world at stake. 

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About the author

Born in Philadelphia in 1947, Stephen Goldin has lived in California since 1960. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Astronomy from UCLA and worked as a civilian space scientist for the U.S. Navy for a few years after leaving college, but has made his living as a writer/editor most of his life.

His first wife was fellow author Kathleen Sky, with whom he co-wrote the first edition of the highly acclaimed nonfiction book The Business of Being a Writer. His current wife is fellow author Mary Mason. So far they have co-authored two books in the Rehumanization of Jade Darcy series.

He served the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America as editor of the SFWA Bulletin and as the organization’s Western Regional Director. He has lived with cats all his adult life. Artistically, he enjoys Broadway musicals and surrealist art.

Learn more about him at his Web site,

Get updates on his doings at his blog, The Ingesterie.



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Parsina Press
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Aug 6, 2011
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Nestled in the mountains high above the storms, in the tower city of Urithiru, Shallan Davar investigates the wonders of the ancient stronghold of the Knights Radiant and unearths dark secrets lurking in its depths. And Dalinar realizes that his holy mission to unite his homeland of Alethkar was too narrow in scope. Unless all the nations of Roshar can put aside Dalinar’s blood-soaked past and stand together—and unless Dalinar himself can confront that past—even the restoration of the Knights Radiant will not prevent the end of civilization.

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