Aure the Topaz; Book 1 of the Aglaril Cycle
Twenty-five years ago, invaders captured Andropolis, the capital of Thalacia, and ended the rule of King Leonard. According to prophecy, the royal line can only be restored by wielding the Aglaril, seven elven gems of unprecedented power.Evan Pierce, a priest of St. Michael, discovers one of the fabled gems belongs to a town jeweler. He also uncovers a plot to steal the gem and attempts to keep it safe. But it is not enough.Now, Evan must recover the gem by relying on a motley group of adventurers for help. Together, they must overcome a series of obstacles or humanity's one hope for restoring the royal line will be lost forever.