"The first book has certainly whetted my appetite for the next volume!
I loved the format of chapters following characters - they were easy to read but jam-packed with info that built the story...
The plot is full of intrigue without making it easy to know who's good and who's not!! Apart from Juk and Ashran, I haven't a clue who can be trusted!!! (in fact, can they?!)
The first volume has done a good job of building up an overview of the realm in which it is set - The towns and villages are becoming as familiar as Westeros or Middle Earth!!
Am really looking forward to the next installment..."
"The Waxing Moon held my attention from the first to the last page. I enjoyed diving into the land of Areekya, learning about its characters, and getting lost in a good story. Markwick does a solid job of leading the reader along with confidence and clarity. For a debut novel, I was impressed and will be looking forward to Book Two."
"What an absolutely amazing first fantasy novel , amazing characters and written so well you can submerge yourself into the book, I have read a few fantasy novels and this is up there with one of the best , cannot wait for the next instalment….. bravo Barry Markwick."
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Volume 3 Of The Areekyan Chronicles
An English Language Teacher by profession who graduated from The Open University in the UK with a BA (English) and MEd (Applied Linguistics).
I've taught in various countries around the world, and I've now found time to embark on my second passion - writing. My first novel, The Waxing Moon: Volume 1 of The Areekyan Chronicles Trilogy.
Creating the land of Areekya with its many compelling characters has been an enjoyable and rewarding labour of love. I hope you enjoy reading about them as much as I did telling their stories.
The Waxing Moon: The Areekyan Chronicles Volume 1 AVAILABLE NOW
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