The Invasion of the Tearling
With each passing day, Kelsea Glynn is growing into her new responsibilities as Queen of the Tearling. By stopping the shipments of slaves to the neighboring kingdom of Mortmesne, she crossed the Red Queen, a brutal ruler whose power derives from dark magic, who is sending her fearsome army into... show more
With each passing day, Kelsea Glynn is growing into her new responsibilities as Queen of the Tearling. By stopping the shipments of slaves to the neighboring kingdom of Mortmesne, she crossed the Red Queen, a brutal ruler whose power derives from dark magic, who is sending her fearsome army into the Tearling to take what is hers. And nothing can stop the invasion.But as th
Publish date: 1800
Publisher: Bantam Press; edition (2015-07-16)
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
Following on from "Queen of the Tearling", this second part of the trilogy hit me with quite a few surprises: Kelsea mind-travels back several generations to a pre-Crossing time and into the life of Lily and her encounter with William Tear, the "creator" of the Tearling. Meanwhile Mortmesne invades ...
Very much a bridging novel, Kelsea is finding out what it means to be queen and what powers she has, the Red Queen is coming to invade and religion is being corrupting and bad.
Queen Kelsea Glynn has now asserted herself as Queen of the Tearling. However, some of her first actions, which have gained her the respect of her people, have firmly upset the Queen of Mortmesne and have fueled an impending war with the much larger and well armored Mort army. As war approaches, ...
I liked this one better than the first, and I'm being pulled along by the story. But... There's just enough wrong here that I don't feel any urgency to advocate for this series. Everyone's a caricature. Odd and frequent use of the f-word. Lots of characters to keep track of. There is a strong ra...
Since this is a sequel this is going to have spoilers for book one, for which I have a review here. Also this book should have a trigger warning for rape, spousal abuse, and self harm. This book picks up right where the first book ended. The Mort Army is on it's way, Kelsey has to deal with t...