The High King's Tomb: Book Three of Green Rider
or Karigan G'ladheon, the call of magic in her blood is too strong to resist. Karigan returns to the Green Riders, the magical messengers of the king, to find she's badly needed. Rider magic has become unstable, many Riders have been lost, and the Rider corps is seriously threatened. The timing... show more
or Karigan G'ladheon, the call of magic in her blood is too strong to resist. Karigan returns to the Green Riders, the magical messengers of the king, to find she's badly needed. Rider magic has become unstable, many Riders have been lost, and the Rider corps is seriously threatened. The timing couldn't be worse. An ancient evil, long dormant, has reawakened, and the world is in peril. Karigan must face deadly danger and complex magic to save the kingdom from certain doom.
Publish date: November 6th 2007
Publisher: Daw Books
Pages no: 656
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
Series: Green Rider (#3)
I want to like this series much more than I do, but the comparisons the Mercedes Lackey's Valdemar books are too strong to ignore. That and it's trope upon trope upon trope. The chosen one who is remarkably good at nearly everything she does, and always seems to be the only one in the right place a...
This is the third book in the Green Rider series and even though it ended well in the last one, things are yet to be resolved. The enemy is defeated, and yet he is not. Karigan is in love with the king and he loves her, but this fairy tale can get no happy ending and he is to be married. Which break...
Another great addition to the series that I had a hard time putting down. The new character Amberhill was interesting and I'm wondering how he will factor into the story later on. I also loved revisiting Miss Bunch and Miss Bay. They make me giggle. I also found Damian Frost and his wife Lady fun an...
Maybe it's just because of the way I feel right now, but I was actually a little disappointed in this book, at least the beginning. There were things that just rubbed me the wrong way. On the other hand, as I got further into the book, I began to like it better. All in all, it was a satisfying read.
I love this author. She's so imaginative and descriptive. I had thought this was the final book in this series, and I'm simultaneously pleased and upset to find I was wrong. Pleased because -- yay! more books! Upset because I so wanted to know the ending!