DREAMS AND SHADOWS (Book 1 in The Aylosian Chronicles)


Two worlds. Two ancient foes. One man searching.

Eighteen year old Michael has always had a strange longing for his never-known mother. When a strange dream hints at her existence, he is drawn to seeking answers: a search that results in him outrunning a bullet before being pulled into the beautiful but dangerous world of Aylosia.

In an unfamiliar world with strange magics and frightening creatures, threats against his life from all sides, and no way of knowing who he should trust, Michael must learn to face truths within himself if he is to gain power to save those he has grown to love. As a genocide draws near, will he discover these truths in time?

Dreams and Shadows is the first book in the high fantasy series, The Aylosian Chronicles. If you enjoy plot twists and turns, wisdom literature that will make you ponder, and stories both tragic and triumphant, this novel by Jeffrey Collyer will linger in your mind long after you have finished reading.

I was hooked, frantically turning pages while mentally coaxing myself to slow down and appreciate the beauty of this writing.