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Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb

Royal Assassin by Robin Hobb

February 7, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

The story-telling in this series keeps getting better. I was sucked into this book from the first chapter, and found myself reading it hungrily in large chunks. While the action moved slowly, it was driven by character development. Prince Regal’s scheming allowed the climax to build steadily, with the author dropping hints and foreshadowing events before adding a twist that changes everything.

Fitz grew amazingly throughout the book, and made some very difficult decisions. His age and position as the King’s assassin led the relationships he has to change. Suddenly people are looking up to him, asking his advice and...

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Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

January 28, 2012 Reviews 0 ★★★★★

As usual with Robin Hobb, this story is rich in detail and has empathetic, believable characters. The politics of the world were clear and the sense of place was strong. Reading about Fitz as he grew up and slowly found acceptance within the royal household was fascinating for me since life in…

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Dragon Haven by Robin Hobb

Dragon Haven by Robin Hobb

October 17, 2011 Reviews 0

Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden writes fantasy fiction under the pen name Robin Hobb. She also writes contemporary fiction as Megan Lindholm. Hobb is most famous for her novels set in The Realm of the Elderlings, including The Farseer Trilogy, The Liveship Traders Trilogy, The Tawny Man Trilogy, and, most recently, The Rain Wilds Chronicles. Dragon Haven is…

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The Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb

The Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb

October 16, 2011 Reviews 0

Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden writes fantasy fiction under the pen name Robin Hobb. She also writes contemporary fiction as Megan Lindholm. Hobb is most famous for her novels set in The Realm of the Elderlings, including The Farseer Trilogy, The Liveship Traders Trilogy, The Tawny Man Trilogy, and, most recently,…

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