Scattered Stones

Diane McGyver

Scattered Stones is an enchanting epic fantasy novel,

a mesmerizing, breathtaking treat for the imagination.

Honour is nothing without the ones you love. 

Five years. That’s how long Bronwyn Darrow has been searching for his daughter who is trapped in that elusive Blackvale Castle dungeon. He’s grown desperate during that time and when he learns she’s being transferred, he’s willing to sacrifice everything, including his honour, to rescue her.

If you love stories of adventure mixed with magic and romance set in archaic landscapes, you’ll love McGyver’s Scattered Stones. Unlike many fantasy novels, family plays a central part in this story, so be prepared for the hero to receive unwanted motherly advice.

Scattered Stones is the second book in the Castle Keepers epic fantasy series. It continues the adventures of the characters introduced in Shadows in the Stone and takes readers on a journey across Ath-o’Lea to find the young girl named Isla.

McGyver wields her pencil in a similar realm J. R. R. Tolkien and Terry Brooks released their imagination. It is traditional fantasy of old with magic, legends, dragons and dwarfs.

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Genre: Fiction-Fantasy-Epic-Traditional

The Castle Keepers: Book 2

Release Date: May 6, 2016

Available Formats

Paperback (ISBN: 978-0-9880624-9-8; 378 pages; 6×9 inches) is available at

  • Amazon Canada
  • Amazon United States
  • Amazon United Kingdom

eBook (ISBN: 978-1-927625-00-2; 152,510 words) available at 

Author: Diane McGyver

Diane McGyver is the author of several novels, including Shadows in the StoneScattered StonesRevelation StonesHealing StonesBeyond the Myst, Northern Survival, and the Salvation of Mary Lola Barnes. Her short story “The Whispers of Words” appears in the short story collection The Coldest December.

Her first dystopian novel, Natural Selection, will be released October 2021.

Learn more about this author by visiting her website: Diane McGyver.