Promise of Blood
Publish date: April 16th 2013
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
Series: The Powder Mage (#1)
I enjoyed this book far more than I thought I would and I don't know why I held off reading it for so long. Promise of Blood is a military fantasy filled with political intrigue and not a little magic. It has everything I like in it, an engaging plot that's full of believable twists and turns, char...
My Thoughts The world in this novel was divided between two kinds of magic users: Privileged & Powder Mages. While the limitations of what Powder Mages could do and could not do were clearly described, the author left the Privileged's extent of power in murky waters. That is why, whenever they pul...
DNF. French Revolution with magic and gods. But unlike Django Wexler, McClellan changes almost nothing about the revolution, so there are not clever twists on various characters. Tamiel (I think, god keeping these characters straight was a challenge) is Napoleon. Nothing clever or witty about the pr...
Despite the number of friends that has reviewed this book favourably, it only really came to my attention when my book club decided to read it. I was immediately intrigued by the premise and I'm glad I decided to read along. "The Age of Kings is dead and I have killed it" Starting right at the...
"" The Age of Kings is dead . . . and I have killed it."" Since I've been rolling in high fantasy for a little over a week, I took the risk of picking up the pre-novellas of The Powder Mage series. Lo and behold, the novellas captured my attention. After going through all the pre-novellas, six of t...
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