Author: David Dalglish

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Feb 20
A Dance of Blades by David Dalglish

A Dance of Blades by David Dalglish

Reviews 0 ★★

Alas! My avoidance of sequels has been justified. Ok, so. A Dance of Cloaks, while predictable, was an enjoyable and satisfying read. Its successor, A Dance of Blades, is a hot mess of confused tropes and incessant violence, with almost no character development and no overreaching theme that I could detect. Simply put, it's a sequel that probably should have never been written. So where does it go wrong? Well, it's been five years since the end of A Dance of Cloaks, and Hearn has settled into the role of The Watcher - he literally watches what the Thief Guilds...

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Nov 12
A Dance of Cloaks by David Dalglish

A Dance of Cloaks by David Dalglish

Reviews 0 ★★★½

Inspired in part by the great George R. R. Martin and the incredible Brent Weeks, the first book of David Dalglish’s Shadowdance series is a page-turner, make no mistake!  Though never lacking in action, blood, torture and political intrigue (all the things I love), I found the character development a tad…

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