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May 23
Valley of Shields by Duncan Lay

Valley of Shields by Duncan Lay

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

Date published: 1st April 2013 Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers AU Format: Paperback, 560 pages Series: Empire of Bones, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780732294199 ISBN 10: 0732294193 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by publisher for review Challenge: Australian Writer's Reading Challenge Cast out from his homeland, Sendatsu has used his sword-fighting talents to survive in the foreign land of the Vales. With the assistance of Rhiannon – the first human to use magic in hundreds of years – Sendatsu has helped Huw and the Velsh defeat an invading army. Better still, Sendatsu now has the key to reclaim his children. It will mean a return...

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Jan 16
The Iron King by Maurice Druon

The Iron King by Maurice Druon

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

I hate the word unputdownable. I really do. But I’m going to use it, because that’s exactly what The Iron King is: terribly difficult to put down once the cover is cracked. I shouldn’t be surprised as the series comes highly recommended by none other than George R. R. Martin…

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Aug 31
The Undivided by Jennifer Fallon

The Undivided by Jennifer Fallon

Reviews 0

Date published: 1st March 2011 Publisher: HarperVoyager Format: Paperback, 506 pages Series: Rift Runners, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780732290870 Categories: Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia (AU) / Bookworld Challenge: 2012 Australian Women Writers Reading Challenge Source: bought The Undivided are divided. The psychic twins, Ronan and Darragh, have been separated by the traitor Druid, Amergin, who has kidnapped…

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Aug 01
Bridge of Swords by Duncan Lay

Bridge of Swords by Duncan Lay

Reviews 1 ★★★★★

The beauty of this book is that it takes everything we know and love about fantastical literature and uses them in an innovative way. Everything about Bridge of Swords is brilliant – a gripping plot line peppered with well executed action sequences, interesting characters driven by realistic motivations, and a…

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Jul 23
The Shadow’s Heir by K. J. Taylor

The Shadow’s Heir by K. J. Taylor

Reviews 3 ★★★★

A copy of this book was provided for review by the publisher. This review contains mild spoilers for The Fallen Moon trilogy: The Dark Griffin, The Griffin’s Flight and The Griffin’s War. Laela Redguard is a half-breed Northerner raised in the South. Left homeless after the death of her foster…

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Jul 19
The Griffin’s War by K. J. Taylor

The Griffin’s War by K. J. Taylor

Reviews 1 ★★★★

This review contains mild spoilers for The Dark Griffin and The Griffin’s Flight. A man falls. A monster rises … The dark griffin Skandar flies in search of his chosen human, while the wild woman Skade goes with him to find her lost love. And a young griffiner believes he can…

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Jul 16
The Griffin’s Flight by K. J. Taylor

The Griffin’s Flight by K. J. Taylor

Reviews 1 ★★★★

This review contains mild spoilers for The Dark Griffin. Arren Cardockson is dead… but something won′t let him rest. Hated and hunted, Arren′s only ally is Skandar, the monstrous man-eating dark griffin. Together they must reach the cold North, where they may be able to hide from Erian, vengeful son…

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Jul 04
The Dark Griffin by K. J. Taylor

The Dark Griffin by K. J. Taylor

Reviews 2 ★★★★

In the land of Cymria, humans and griffins rule side by side. To be a griffiner — the human companion and ambassador to a griffin — is to have both status and dangerous responsibility. Arren Cardockson is a despised Northener, a people conquered and enslaved centuries ago. By freak chance,…

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Jun 08
Winter Be My Shield by Jo Spurrier

Winter Be My Shield by Jo Spurrier

Reviews 4 ★★★★

I was expecting this novel to be great based on Tsana’s review, but I hadn’t anticipated exactly how much I would enjoy it. I had to read it over three days, and when faced with a few moments of spare time I found myself cracking the spine to read a…

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May 19
The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett

The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

I loved this book, the premise had me hooked the moment I read it. The world that Brett has created is incredible to read about, richly detailed and full of wonderful landscapes, and its an absolute pleasure to read about it. The humans in The Painted Man are forced to live…

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Feb 13
Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb

Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

As the final book in The Farseer Trilogy, I was expecting great things from Assassin’s Quest, and it did not disappoint. It is a strong book, full of surprises and plot twists, and it kept me guessing until the last page. Fitz’s journey has been wonderful, and I feel like…

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