Iron Axe

Iron Axe

Book - 2015
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Penguin Putnam
In this brand new series from the author of the Clockwork Empire series, a hopeless outcast must answer Death’s call and embark on an epic adventure....

Although Danr’s mother was human, his father was one of the hated Stane, a troll from the mountains. Now Danr has nothing to look forward to but a life of disapproval and mistrust, answering to Trollboy” and condemned to hard labor on a farm.

Until, without warning, strange creatures come down from the mountains to attack the village. Spirits walk the land, terrifying the living. Trolls creep out from under the mountain, provoking war with the elves. And Death herself calls upon Danr to set things right.

At Death’s insistence, Danr heads out to find the Iron Axe, the weapon that sundered the continent a thousand years ago. Together with unlikely companions, Danr will brave fantastic and dangerous creatures to find a weapon that could save the worldor destroy it.


Random House, Inc.
In this brand new series from the author of the Clockwork Empire series, a hopeless outcast must answer Death’s call and embark on an epic adventure....

Although Danr’s mother was human, his father was one of the hated Stane, a troll from the mountains. Now Danr has nothing to look forward to but a life of disapproval and mistrust, answering to “Trollboy” and condemned to hard labor on a farm.

Until, without warning, strange creatures come down from the mountains to attack the village. Spirits walk the land, terrifying the living. Trolls creep out from under the mountain, provoking war with the elves. And Death herself calls upon Danr to set things right.

At Death’s insistence, Danr heads out to find the Iron Axe, the weapon that sundered the continent a thousand years ago. Together with unlikely companions, Danr will brave fantastic and dangerous creatures to find a weapon that could save the world—or destroy it.

Baker & Taylor
Resigned to a life of hard labor due to his half-human, half-troll lineage, Danr, after strange creatures come down from the mountains to attack his village, is asked by Death to find the Iron Axe, an ancient weapon that could save the world or destroy it, which leads him on the adventure of a lifetime. By the author of The Havoc Machine. Original.

Publisher: New York : Roc, c2015
ISBN: 9780451468468
Branch Call Number: PB FANTASY HAR
Characteristics: 368 p. :,map ;,18 cm.

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Imagine heroic trolls and orcs and slave owning elves! Danr is half human, half troll and condemned to a life of discrimination and hard labour. When he saves his only friend, the slave girl Aisa, from the advances of an earl's son, the two are banished from human lands. In the land of the trolls... Read More »


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