Tristia is a nation overcome by intrigue and corruption. The idealistic young King Paelis is dead and the Greatcoats – legendary travelling magistrates who brought justice to the Kingdom – have been branded as traitors. But just before his head was impaled on a spike, the King swore each of his... show more
Tristia is a nation overcome by intrigue and corruption. The idealistic young King Paelis is dead and the Greatcoats – legendary travelling magistrates who brought justice to the Kingdom – have been branded as traitors. But just before his head was impaled on a spike, the King swore each of his hundred and forty-four Greatcoats to a different mission.Falcio Val Mond, First
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
Pages no: 606
Edition language: English
Knight's Shadow continues the epic wonderfulness of volume 1 of the Greatcoats series. A little darker, a little more thoughtful, it's still a terrific swash-buckling adventure filled with all kinds of emotions, including the good ones. While there might be a less humour and and light-heartedness, ...
Falcio is slowly dying from a poison, he's found the heir to the throne and he's trying to keep her from danger, he's also finding that all is not right and he's the only one who seems to care. Falcio is a bit messed up by the end but he seems to be realising that actually the people around him car...
Traitor’s Blade was a novel that took me by surprise. Yes, it sounded interesting, but I never expected to love Sebastien de Castell’s mixture of Three Musketeers-esque swashbuckling fun and Game of Throne-like gritty realism as much as I did. It really was one of the best books of 2014.Flash forwar...
This second book of the series was much fun, too. I read it quickly and was engaged, the story flows even more nicely since there is less swinging from past to present, the plot thickens, there is a knot of conspiracies so intricate nobody can really make head nor tail of it (thus leaving much room ...
I know it sounds like hyperbole and hype, but Knight's Shadow truly is a must-read book, a title that I quite literally could not put down. I found myself wandering the parking lot at the office all week, reading through lunch and breaks. I kept it on the seat beside me and read pages while waiting ...
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