Between Two Thorns
Something is wrong in Aquae Sulis, Bath’s secret mirror city.The new season is starting and the Master of Ceremonies is missing. Max, an Arbiter of the Split Worlds Treaty, is assigned with the task of finding him with no one to help but a dislocated soul and a mad sorcerer.There is a witness but... show more
Something is wrong in Aquae Sulis, Bath’s secret mirror city.The new season is starting and the Master of Ceremonies is missing. Max, an Arbiter of the Split Worlds Treaty, is assigned with the task of finding him with no one to help but a dislocated soul and a mad sorcerer.There is a witness but his memories have been bound by magical chains only the enemy can break. A rebellious woman trying to escape her family may prove to be the ally Max needs.But can she be trusted? And why does she want to give up eternal youth and the life of privilege she’s been born into?File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Gargoyle Sidekick | Finder's Keepers | A Rose By Any Other Name | Manners ]
Publish date: February 26th 2013
Publisher: Angry Robot
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Split Worlds (#1)
I reread this because I thought a rereading might be good before continuing on with the series since I have a tendency to forget things. Also, I was curious what it would be like to have Emma Newman narrate her own book. Her narration was good but not quite as...enthusiastic? as I was expecting afte...
Series: Split Worlds #1 Cathy is from a fae-touched family and she’s run away to live in Mundanus, our world. Her family wants her back, though, so she’s dragged kicking and screaming (more or less) back to their home in the Nether, which is between the normal world and the world of the Fae. Nethe...
This is an original and entertaining urban / cross-over fantasy of manners. I enjoyed it for skimming the angst in favour of dipping into poisonous social interactions, and I very much enjoyed the arbitrary viciousness of the Fae. That said, I didn't really warm to any of the core characters - findi...
I started reading this because I have just been absolutely spun by Emma Newman's Planetfall, which is going to be up for like a million awards, mark my words. Planetfall is fucking aces. I had Ms Newman's Between Two Thorns in my ereader, along with its sequel, because I'd requested them a million y...
When I finished this I breathed a sigh of relief. I really enjoy Emma Newman's Tea and Jeopardy podcast and desperately hoped that I would also like her book, and I did.The story opens with Sam, trying to find somewhere to relieve his bladder after a night involving too much alcohol, which ends up w...
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