Sworn to Raise
*** BOOK TWO: Sworn To Transfer is available now - amazon.com/dp/B00F8PIH0W ***Seventeen-year-old Ciardis has grown up in poverty, a cleaner in a small vale on the outskirts of the empire. But beneath her empire's seemingly idyllic surface lies a hidden secret. Whispers of an inept crown Prince... show more
*** BOOK TWO: Sworn To Transfer is available now - amazon.com/dp/B00F8PIH0W ***Seventeen-year-old Ciardis has grown up in poverty, a cleaner in a small vale on the outskirts of the empire. But beneath her empire's seemingly idyllic surface lies a hidden secret. Whispers of an inept crown Prince are growing ever louder--intensified by the five year anniversary of the soulbond initiations.Amidst scandalous whispers, Ciardis finds herself chosen to train for the Companions Guild. She leaves her home and sets off on a personal journey to become a Court Companion. A position she'd never thought possible for a lowly servant to obtain, she must prove that she has the skills to attract a Patron. But she must master those skills quickly. If the legends are true, only Ciardis can harness the power to raise a Prince in an Imperial Court sworn to bring him down.This sensational series debut melds intricate storylines with remarkable characters and unforgettable magic. Sworn To Raise is ideal for fans of Kristin Cashore, Michelle Sagara, and Maria Snyder.
Publish date: April 8th 2013
Publisher: All Night Reads
Pages no: 275
Edition language: English
Series: Courtlight (#1)
Mind candy can be tasty and it doesn’t have to be good to be the flavor that you’re looking for. That can definitely be said of Sworn to Raise by Terah Edun, which I got as a free Kindle download. Skipping jerkily from well worn trope to well worn trope – orphaned protagonist discovered to have a ...
The first thing that excited me was the description of the main character, Ciardis. She is described as having darker skin with curly dark brown hair and golden eyes. To me, she sounds either non-white or of a mixed ethnicity, which is the first I have ever seen in young adult book. I also appreci...
I FAILED OUT OF THIS BOOK.It felt like a mishmash crossover fanfiction, with most of the basic worldbuilding ideas ripped off other books/series. That said, there was some interesting worldbuilding around it, and the introduction to Our Hero, Ciardis was enough to keep me following along, until the ...
Sworn to Raise is a fantasy novel centered around Ciardis - a poor, orphaned, teenage girl who grew up in a rural land. A caravan travels to her town one day, and she meets someone who offers her the opportunity to change her circumstances. She accepts, and the adventure begins. I was drawn to th...
*Genre* Fantasy*Rating* 3.0*My Thoughts* Ciardis Vane is an orphaned gypsy girl who is known for her red dye that's made out of mountain plants and an elusive ingredient that she refuses to allow anyone access to. When a chance encounter with Lady Serena of the Companions Guild happens in her home t...
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