Blood and Shadows by Dayne Edmondson
Shadows stretch across the land as the denizens of the underworld unite under a single deadly leader and threaten to bathe the magical kingdom of Tar Ebon in blood, dooming mankind. To answer the threat comes Dawyn Darklance, the champion of the king and time bender. Along with his companions, the fierce druid Anwyn, the fiery mage Alivia and the flamboyant minstrel Favio he must travel across the terrified Kingdom to bring justice upon the leader of the assassins, Lord Garik, and his allies, the mysterious veiled assassin and arrogant mage. Along the way, Dawyn and his companions will encounter dangerous enemies, stout allies and uncover a secret threat that could yet doom the world.
This novel, the first in the Saga of the Seven Stars, introduces readers to the world of Tar Ebon, a place where mind over matter exists and dangerous creatures lurk in the far reaches of the world.