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The Rose and the Thorn - Michael J. Sullivan
The Rose and the Thorn
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A dear friend is brutally beaten. Two thieves want answers. Riyria is born.One year earlier, two thieves were saved from certain death by the compassion of a stranger. Unable to forget the woman who saved their lives, Royce and Hadrian now return to Gwen DeLancy and are shocked when she refuses... show more
A dear friend is brutally beaten. Two thieves want answers. Riyria is born.One year earlier, two thieves were saved from certain death by the compassion of a stranger. Unable to forget the woman who saved their lives, Royce and Hadrian now return to Gwen DeLancy and are shocked when she refuses to speak to them. Baffled, the two thieves discover Gwen has been brutally beaten by a powerful noble--beaten so badly she can't face them. But Gwen doesn't know about Royce's past, doesn't understand how much he cares for her, and doesn't realize what he is capable of--but she's about to find out.The Rose and the Thorn is the second book in The Riyria Chronicles, a prequel series featuring the early adventures of Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater. Taking place twelve years before the events in Michael J. Sullivan's bestselling The Riyria Revelations, the books can be enjoyed either in order of publication or chronological order.Publication OrderTheft of Swords (Riyria Revelations #1 & #2): contains The Crown Conspiracy & AvemparthaRise of Empire   (Riyria Revelations #3 & #4): contains Nyphron Rising & The Emerald StormHeir of Novron  (Riyria Revelations #5 & #6): contains Wintertide & PercepliquisThe Crown Tower (Riyria Chronicles #1)The Rose and the Thorn (Riyria Chronicles #2)Chronological OrderThe Crown Tower (Riyria Chronicles #1)The Rose and the Thorn (Riyria Chronicles #2)Theft of Swords (Riyria Revelations #1 & #2): contains The Crown Conspiracy & AvemparthaRise of Empire   (Riyria Revelations #3 & #4): contains Nyphron Rising & The Emerald StormHeir of Novron  (Riyria Revelations #5 & #6): contains Wintertide & PercepliquisContact InformationTwitter: @author_sullivanFacebook: facebook.com/michael.james.sullivanemail: michael.sullivan.dc@gmail.com
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9781405523042
Publisher: Orbit
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: The Riyria Chronicles .5 (#2)
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Linda78
Linda78 rated it
3.0 The Rose and the Thorn (The Riyria Chronicles #2) (Audiobook)
One thing that is consistent with this series is that Hadrian and Royce as the fantastical odd couple are hilarious, and if this series were just them going around righting wrongs and singing songs a la Xena and Gaby, I'd probably enjoy this series a whole lot more. They work off each other really w...
Book Haunt
Book Haunt rated it
5.0 Oops, he did it again!
We rejoin Hadrian Blackwater and Royce Melborn one year after their first deadly mission together. They have continued to partner and are getting into the groove of accepting their differences. At the end of The Crown Tower, they had met Gwen. One year later, they are going back to Medford to...
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it
4.0 The Rose and the Thorn
Perhaps 4.5 stars. Not as good as the first.
ken
ken rated it
4.0 The Rose and the Thorn
I enjoyed this very much.
myworldinwordsandpages
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5.0 Book Review: The Rose and The Thorn
Reuben Hilfred, a stable boy whom the Squires look down upon as he's of no money and his father never married his mother, is coming of age to enter the castle soldiers. He admires the young princess from a far never thinking he'll get close to her, until the day he is told to ride with her on her o...
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