Heir of Night by Helen Lowe

29 Mar 2016 by

Heir of Night is a solid entry into the epic fantasy genre with a lot of promise. Synopsis Malian is a girl, but she’s also the Heir to the House of Night. An only child, her line stops with her. According to the old prophecy, if Night falls, all fall. No wonder people begin to panic when the Derai’s ancient enemy, the Darkswarm, target Malian and invade the Keep of Winds. Luckily, Malian has a whole host of interesting people on her side: Kalan, a priest of the Temple; Asantir, Honor Captain; Sister Korriya, blood-kin; Haimyr, a bard full of mystery; Nhairin, the high steward and lifelong guide. After all, the prophecy also stated that when the One came again, she would not be alone. Unfortunately, it seems someone, somewhere has betrayed Malian. While the Earl of Night, Tasarion,...

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A Crucible of Souls by Mitchell Hogan...

13 Oct 2015 by

A Crucible of Souls, a driven epic fantasy novel, has all the delicious meat of a Wheel of Time book without any of the fatty repetition.

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