The Waxing Moon

A faraway kingdom.

A brave warrior.

An unexpected danger.

An ancient secret.

A desperate plan.

Fear is running rampant in Bariwon. The people of a small village near the northern mountains have vanished. Newly commissioned royal guardian Snapdragon is sent with a scouting party to investigate. His responsibility is to protect the non-soldiers, including Seraphina, a stunning young nursemaid. When the party arrives, they make a shocking discovery. During the chaos that follows, Snapdragon discovers his feelings toward Seraphina are more than protective. Soon, he is forced to make difficult choices that will impact the future of everyone in Bariwon.

The special 2nd edition print version of “The Waxing Moon” includes extras like insight into the secrets of the novel and a comparison of an early draft compared to the final draft.

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What Readers Say

J. Lloyd Morgan is one of my favorite authors! He has the knack, the ability to get into the hearts and minds of the characters and breathes into them as they jump to life on the pages right before my eyes.


Names Pronunciation Guide

Bearach: Bear-ack
Eadward: Ed-ward
Itamunno Kael: It-ah-moon-oh Kale
Lewyol: Loo-yall
Mortentaun: Mort-ten-tawn
Mylnohe: Mile-know
Nie syll esse: Nigh-sil-es-ee
Nislles: Niss-ulls
Pendeltune: Pen-del-toon
Plyese: Plea-see
Procep: Pro-sep
Rifna Erd: Riff-nah Erd
Sverre: Suv-ear
Shoginoc: Shog-in-ock
Tular Tevoil: Too-lar Tee-foil


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