The Dark Griffin
Being chosen as a griffin's companion has allowed Arren Cardockson to gain a place of status within the land of Cymria. But Arren can never escape the prejudice that comes with his Northerner slave origins. For chained within the Arena where rogue griffins battle to entertain the crowds, there... show more
Being chosen as a griffin's companion has allowed Arren Cardockson to gain a place of status within the land of Cymria. But Arren can never escape the prejudice that comes with his Northerner slave origins. For chained within the Arena where rogue griffins battle to entertain the crowds, there lies another soul crying out to be freed-a kindred spirit that will allow Arren to fulfill his destiny and release the darkness in his heart.
Publish date: December 28th 2010
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Fallen Moon (#1)
Another book that sounded like it would be perfect for me, supernatural creatures and their riders, someone struggling against odds. It read like several other authors that I have enjoyed, but this didn't quite work for me, things weren't helped by the fact that the information on the back contains...
I don't know if this book was good, but it certainly was enjoyable. It could have been excellent, I think, with a heavy dose of polish and a tweak or two.The nature documentary at the beginning was unnecessary. Some of the slow parts in the middle could have been picked up. A few of the characters a...
All of the required bits of a great fantasy yarn were here but ultimately the Dark Griffin failed to deliver. I wanted to love it - tried hard to enjoy it - but in reality the writing was flat, the dialogue was quite childish at times and the tension was non-existant. It filled in a rainy afternoon,...
Not at all what I expected but wonderful nonetheless. I expected a romantic element which wasn't there as this was straight fantasy. It was a brutal story on all fronts. I found tears in my eyes more than once and felt strongly for both Arren and Darkheart. The black griffin was repeatedly tortur...
This one I found hard to rate. The story, characters, and dialogue are all very simple, which isn't always a bad thing, but at times they, the dialogue especially, were too simple, almost immature.But I liked the way the author created the griffins, mostly Darkheart. These creatures had intelligence...