A kingdom in danger and an ancient secret that could change everything. The closing lines of a farewell poem, written centuries ago by the last great king of the old world, might prove to be more than it seems: The world and all its light shall fade; I'll stay with her beneath the shade And wait until the world's remade... Something is creeping at the fringes of the world. Is it just the talk of frightened villagers? Or is it something more? Enter the entirely new fantasy world of The Banished Lands! Now, for the first time, the complete series is on sale in one collected volume. The Banished Lands combines the best of epic fantasy, fairy tale, mythology, poetry, romance and mystery. If you love a good old-fashioned story, The Banished Lands will deliver on your expectations. Here's what reviewers of the individual books had to say: Carpe Diem: \"Lyrically and beautifully written. An extraordinary story that fully engages the reader in the mystery, suspense and adventure found within. This talented author has created an exceptional fantasy world wherein the characters are vividly brought to life as they discover their history is different than they believed, and now face dangers both known and unknown. An excellent read, especially captivating when read aloud as the listeners hang on every word of this enthralling tale! Yes, I have charmed by The Banished Lands – an amazing feat for this reader who doesn’t typically favor the fantasy genre! I am now looking forward to enjoying the continuation of this series!\" Deana: \"This is a new author to me and I'm glad that I was given the chance to read this book. It is not like the usual genre I read, but I love that it expanded a new genre to me. The writing is awesome and when the poetry is placed in the story, I savored every moment. The author has created a world like no other.\" Long Time AC: \"A brand new to me author, and a series that I've just fallen for.\" BreAnna Herron: \"I think that this is a genre that can become stagnant, many of the stories can start to sound similar to others and lose their individuality but this not the case of this novel. I felt an appreciation for the author’s creativity and plot line, he did a nice job of keeping his work original. I really liked the poetry that was in this novel, as someone who enjoys poetry this was bonus points to enjoying this novel.\"