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Fun fantasy, but not a series I'll be continuing...
on 4 September 2014
A fantasy book with war, wizards, dark magic and some seriously powerful books. A war has been waged, after losing her father Kalia would have no expectation of what was to come. Family ties may not be made so strong when power and a kingdom are involved. A gripping tale with adventure, chaos and mayhem galore. A feast for a fantasy lover!
Though this book originally took me a while to really get into, it was worth sticking with. A big part of my problem was the sheer amount of characters with confusing names (trust me this isn't usually a problem, I've read the Game of Thrones series) which took a while to recognise and fully come to terms with. As I said, this was worth persevering with though, as they became familiar it was much less taxing on the old brain!
It was a well paced narrative which for the most part kept me engaged. I did well sticking with this as my Kindle crashed several times whilst reading making it even harder to read! Not a fun experience, but nevertheless the plot made up for it and it had some brilliant twists and turns.
The ending didn't really feel like an ending, I am well aware that this is part of a series but it was a bit, well... abrupt. It just didn't seem to satisfy me though I was intrigued to find out more, I don't think this is a series I will be continuing to follow.