The Shadow Master
Publish date: June 24th 2014
Publisher: Angry Robot
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Alternate History
I absolutely loved the world building- I think the concept is an amazing idea.. but somehow this just didn't work for me. Initially when I started this, I was totally blown away by it. The idea behind the world building? Genius.The parallels between history and Shakespear's works linked with the im...
[I got an ARC from the publisher through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Text is liable to change in parts upon publishing.] I’ll admit I’m not quite sure yet what to make of this book, so for once, I’m going to make up my mind as I write my review. The story’s set in an alternate R...
This book is a love story, but doesn't have the sort of courtship and lustful longing (and passions) that you generally find in a romance novel. I think this book has 2 or 3 sex scenes. I think because the first one could just be very evocative petting and another one is a couple going from a rat...
The Shadow Master is set in an alt history where science is a form of magic that takes a toll on the user. A plague ravages the land and within the only city free of it's taint two ruling factions grapple for power. A young man and a young woman with allegiance to opposing families feel they are s...
**Thank you Angry Robot and Netgalley for providing this in exchange for an honest review** This is a fantasy retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Instead of the Capulets and Montagues we have the Hose of Medici and the House of Lorraine. The families have been fighting each other over the Spice trade in ...