Publish date: November 26th 2008
Edition language: English
Series: Codex Alera (#3)
Codex Alera is Jim Butcher's straight-out traditional fantasy series, as compared to his urban fantasy "Harry Dresden" series, set in a slightly different Chicago, or his "Cinder Spires" series (only the first book of which is out, that being The Aeronaut's Windlass), which has a more steampunk vibe...
The First Lord of Alera does not get any younger (I am stating obvious, am I not?) He also does not have any male heir - or female for that matter. No wonder that everybody and their brother want his job, yesterday. Several high-ranking people actually have the means to get it. To neutralize the dan...
“Loved this even more that the last book. Tavi, is developing into a strong young man, beyond capable even without furies. The war begins and many find themselves in difficult positions where there is no good choice.Sorry I can't day more I might spoil it.I'm off to start book 4 !
Wow. I don't think I've given a Butcher book a four star since Summer Knight (the fourth book of the Dresden Files). Despite a couple of hiccups (I feel like, with water crafters around, it should have been an extraordinarily simple thing for Amara to go check if she was pregnant or not and, while ...
My favorite Codex Alera novel so far. My review can be found at SFF Book Review
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