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A Dance of Cloaks - David Dalglish
A Dance of Cloaks
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Fantasy author David Dalglish spins a tale of retribution and darkness, and an underworld reaching for ultimate power... ------  Book Description: Thren Felhorn is the greatest assassin of his time. Marshalling the thieves' guilds under his control, he declares war against the Trifect, an... show more
Fantasy author David Dalglish spins a tale of retribution and darkness, and an underworld reaching for ultimate power... ------  Book Description: Thren Felhorn is the greatest assassin of his time. Marshalling the thieves' guilds under his control, he declares war against the Trifect, an allegiance of wealthy and powerful nobles. Aaron Felhorn has been groomed since birth to be Thren's heir. Sent to kill the daughter of a priest, Aaron instead risks his own life to protect her from the wrath of his guild. In doing so, he glimpses a world beyond poison, daggers, and the iron control of his father.Guilds twist and turn, trading allegiances for survival. The Trifect weakens, its reputation broken, its money dwindling. The players take sides as the war nears its end, and Thren puts in motion a plan to execute hundreds. Only Aaron can stop the massacre and protect those he loves... A DANCE OF CLOAKS by David Dalglish Assassin or protector; every choice has its consequences. ------  About the Author: David Dalglish currently lives in rural Missouri with his wife Samantha, daughter Morgan, and dog Asimov. He graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2006 with a degree in Mathematics and currently works as a para-professional with Special Education students. He spends his free time watching PBS and Spongebob Squarepants with his daughter.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781453706015 (1453706011)
Publisher: Orbit
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
Series: Shadowdance (#1)
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Debbie's Spurts
Debbie's Spurts rated it
3.5 Review of "A Dance of Cloaks" (Shadowdance, #1) by David Dalglish
I will be reading the next book in this series—which is probably the best indication of how I felt about the read. (No, this book did not end with a cliffhanger). It's fairly usual for fantasy genre gone a bit dark with thieves, assassins, corrupt folk in high places, religions, magics and a whif...
MomoWymack
MomoWymack rated it
2.0 A Dance of Cloaks
This wasn't for me. I think I'm not the target audience, which is a bummer because I was so excited in the beginning.There were too many characters without a redeeming quality among them. There were just a few, maybe 4 people that had some worthiness to them, but it wasn't enough for me to continue ...
want a real life adventure? come to Australia we have spiders bigger than your hand.
want a real life adventure? come to Australia we have spiders bigger than your hand. rated it
3.5 A dance of Cloaks
Not quite as good as The Way of The Shadows (which is why i rated this 3.5 stars, instead of 4) but a pretty entertaining read in its own right.At te end David explains he got his inspiration for this series from The Night Angel series and the Game of Throne Series, and i can certainly see there inv...
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo rated it
2.5 I wish I would have liked this one more
It took me long enough to read this. Which should give you an indication why my rating is not that great. I need to point out, that I feel quite heartsore about it. I was really hoping I would love this. The synopsis sounds great! And I was sure that the only thing that could go wrong here was that ...
The Paper Gardens
The Paper Gardens rated it
4.0 A Dance of Cloaks
Fantasy stories take place in wonderful, magical worlds full of wizards and thieves, heroes and villains. In the end, the hero always manages to overcome all odds and save the day. David Dalglish takes normal fantasy stories, strips them of everything pure and decent, stabs them in the heart repeate...
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