Where the adventure all began...
THE AMULET: Journey to Sirok ~ Book I
Swords, shapeshifters and sorcerers all confront Elias as he seeks an answer to the most compelling question of all time: who am I?
WHEN TWIN SWORDS COLLIDE,an incredible power is unleashed and a new world opens. Only the three-headed, shape-shifting dragon stands in Elias' path as he to seizes what is rightfully his.
Elias is at odds with his life on his family's farm and is forced to make a decision about his life. But something stirs in his heart. His mystical grandmother prepares him for a quest from his rural village to place that is somewhere in a blip of time between yesterday and tomorrow. Elias must find Zoltan, a great sorcerer. With Zoltan, Elias begins to make sense of his unique omens that he encounters along the way--and those he uncovers deep within.
During his journey he faces the powers of mysterious beings--some that he strives to understand, and some that he is forced to battle. Thanks to his magical sword and his canine friend, Cimbora, they manage to defy the Sarkany, the three-headed, shape-shifting dragon--but this is short lived.
Elias uncovers his destiny, but it is clear that his journey has only just begun.
Elias' quest is our quest, his journey our journey. You will quickly become ensnared in his grand adventure. Like Elias, you too will be the hero--and will seize the treasure that is buried deep inside.
Elias' quest is based on the truths found in lore, legend and allegory...the same truths we all value..
Here's what they're saying:
“E.G. Kardos is a soul searcher. He writes from the head and heart, finding
true meaning in the vagaries of life.” Dean King, bestselling author of Skeletons on the Zahara
“Mr. Kardos has delved deep into his own roots, bringing rich Hungarian
folklore to life in this fascinating, action-packed tale. Yes, THE AMULET-
Journey to Sirok is a fantasy–lovers of sword and sorcery will not be
disappointed–but it is at its heart a very human story.” C.S. Marks, author of the Elfhunter trilogy
“… Swords, shape shifters, and sorcerers all confront Elias as he seeks an
answer to the most compelling question of all: who am I? Well-crafted and swiftly moving, this fantasy/adventure will easily intrigue readers.” Dr. Leila Christenbury, Commonwealth Professor of English Education, Past President of NCTE, former Co-editor
of The ALAN Review (Assembly on Literature for Adolescents)
“Elias’s quest is our quest, his journey our journey. You will quickly become
ensnared in his grand adventure as Elias tries to answer humanity’s most profound question. ‘Who am I?’” Roy Dimond author of I, Bully.