Taste of Darkness
She's fought death and won. But how can she fight her fears? Avry knows hardship and trouble. She fought the plague and survived. She took on King Tohon and defeated him. But now her heart-mate, Kerrick, is missing, and Avry fears he's gone forever. But there's a more immediate theat. The... show more
She's fought death and won. But how can she fight her fears? Avry knows hardship and trouble. She fought the plague and survived. She took on King Tohon and defeated him. But now her heart-mate, Kerrick, is missing, and Avry fears he's gone forever. But there's a more immediate theat. The cannibalistic Skeleton King plots to claim the Fifteen Realms for his own. With armies in disarray and the dead not staying down, Avry's healing powers are needed now more than ever. Torn between love and loyalty, Avry must choose her path carefully. For the future of her world depends on her decision….
Publish date: 2013-12-31
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Healer (#3)
I wish I would take the time to write down thoughts about a book when I get them, because otherwise, I end up sitting in front of my computer, hours later, and not quite certain what I want to say about it. Taste of Darkness wraps up the Healer series decently, and I guess I didn't realize I was l...
The first bit of this book seemed slow to me, but we quickly switched back to a multi-perspective format which preserved the exciting pace of the second book. The world-building only got better as Avry solved more mysteries about the plague. The action was constant. The relationships between the cha...
I've been a fan of Maria V. Snyder's Healer series for quite a while now. When the opportunity to read and review the third book came along, I jumped at the chance. The Healer series focuses on Avry, a remarkable young woman who is a healer in a land ravaged by plague and war. In Taste of Darkness...
Picks up right where Scent of Magic left off. (Thanks to Debbie for the refresher!). If you haven't read this series, now is the time since they are all out. Both Touch of Power and Scent of Magic had cliffhanger endings (hate those) with a year wait between books. I do think I would have enjoye...
This third book in the series starts with a missing and presumed dead Kerrick. Avey searches for him, even though she feels nothing of him in the forest. Most believe him dead and this makes searching for him not a high priority. This is a time of war, a time of desperation and fear, man power is ne...