By Douglas Nicholas
Ideal for fanatics of Game of Thrones, this novel from acclaimed writer Douglas Nicholas keeps the gripping darkish fable sequence that Kirkus Reviews describes as “a extra profound Harry Potter for adults.”
It’s 1215 in northwest England—the eve of the signing of the Magna Carta—and mystical Irish queen Maeve and her not going band of warriors needs to defend the zone from a chilling destiny. observe of a possibility reaches the Northern barons: King John has plotted to import an African sorcerer and his sinister extended family of blacksmiths, whose unearthly powers may well spell destruction for the whole country. with her lover, Jack, her proficient niece, Nemain, and Nemain’s newlywed husband, Hob (whose hidden skills will quickly be revealed), Maeve needs to conquer a supernatural probability not like any she’s noticeable before.
With his attribute mixture of historic experience and intoxicating mythological components, Nicholas once more “goes for the throat… with fantastic writing and whip-smart plotting” (New York Times bestselling writer Jonathan Maberry). this can be a richly woven story that may depart you hungry for extra.