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Aug 01, Pages. Since receiving a degree in English from the University of Maine inshe has studied veternary medicine at Oregon State, classical Greek at Georgetown University, and worked as a personnel gene Tlewelling 17, Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: They head south towards Rhiminee, where Seregil will report on his mission to the wizard Nysander, the head of a covert group of spies known as “Watchers.

This is classic 90s fantasy, but it’s really cool and fun. It is a pleasure to join him on his journey for he makes for wonderful entertainment. Alec meets Beka Cavish, a friend of Seregil’s and member of the Queen’s elite Horse Guard, and he and Seregil carry out odd jobs for the scandal-ridden nobles and citizens of Rhiminee under the guise of the “Rhiminee Cat.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. In Rhiminee, the capital of Skala, Nysander heals Seregil and takes possession of the disk. When did the “w” verb infect our literary landscape? Even the most minor characters, such as the captain of the boat taking them to Skala, were three dimensional.

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The thing is that there are times that the story grinds down to almost a halt. The Pirate of Fathoms Deep. This was handled beautifully, god forbid the good guys love each other – like He doesn’t mind you “reading” pointless gore and death but does mind people loving each other.


I was obsessed with it though. With deepest gratitude to those hardy early readers who believed in this ahadows long before I did myself:. Of course, this catches the attention of a higher power, and Sam’s pulled from the only world he knows to become an apprentice to the king’s wizard, Morgan of Shadows.

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The Red Threads of Fortune. Even though they haven’t really acknowledged their love for each other, it was still sweet.

He denies it hotly, but makes no demur that such a thing is impossible. His former life as a student of the healing arts leaves him at a disadvantage in the kitchens, and his damaged state is becoming more apparent by the day.

I get that book one shzdows a series – and a fantasy novel to boot – usually dedicates ni lot of real estate to world building and providing context for the place and characters.

Mispronunciations, awkward phrasing and unrecognisable accents detracted from the pleasure of this audiobook. As people start to recall the Oracle’s prophecy, Erius begins to quietly kill off his female relatives who pose the only threat to his monarchy.

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The characters simply are that way, while adventure happens to them. It’s a great adventure fantasy book in the old tradition of escaping baddies and looming dark magic. When the cause of Seregil’s illness finally becomes known an ordinary wooden disk imbued with a powerful curse it is almost too late to save his life. Mar 21, Felicia rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the short time I could stand to listen, there were only three characters, and I didn’t find out enough about them to make any judgment.

Then pirates strike and he’s kidnapped for ransom by the Sea Hawk, a legendary villain of the New World. Both of them express interest in and have relationships with women.


Before long he and Seregil are embroiled in a sinister plot that runs deeper than either can imagine and that may cost them far more than their lives if they fail. Sometimes you get so stupidly, unbelievably lucky.

Alec is forced to navigate llynn way south on his own, testing his limited resources and knowledge of the world outside his rustic homeland. Under normal circumstances I’d have given it four stars.

Nicolae is a smug, arrogant alpha male stereotype – and I do mean alpha in the literal sense – but when the same people who killed my wife kidnap my teenage daughter, he’s my only chance at getting her back. At times it is distracting that the narrator miss pronounces some flewellihg the words and the strange accents are a bit comical, but it does not distract too much.

Jun 22, Igor Ljubuncic rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some of Seregil and Alec’s future troubles have already started in this book. I have looked forward to listening to these books for a long time. Feb 13, Sara sarawithoutanH rated it liked it Shelves: Ox was 23 when murder fewelling to town and tore a hole in his head and heart. Along the way, Seregil confesses to Alec that he actually is the spy the lord was looking for, and offers Alec a partnership of sorts.

I guarantee that if one of the main characters was a woman there would have been no complaints with the other kynn. Green but for a Season. Which is so refreshing. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. He’s lived his entire life in the wilderness, learning how to survive and navigate seemingly fleewelling plains and endless forests.