The King's Peace (The King's Peace, Book 1)
Publish date: 2000-10
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
It does get rather dull: the book covers sixteen years or so, most of which are spent on horseback traveling between places named Caer Something that I could never keep straight. I liked the stuff about the horses, and how war horses differ from regular horses, and the breeding of horses, and how ma...
People who know me know I'm a pretty big fan of Jo Walton. They also know I'm not much of a fan of heroic fantasy. So what happens when Jo Walton writes heroic fantasy? Sadly, the Jo-ness wasn't strong enough to overcome my general dislike of novels where an enormous cast of characters, far too m...
When Sulien's village is attacked by Jarnish raiders, her father sends her to the king for help. She immediately proves her courage and worth as a warrior to Urdo, who is setting himself up as the new High King. She rises through the ranks of his army, while all around her the various factions and...