The Shadow Queen
Publish date: March 3rd 2009
Pages no: 429
Edition language: English
Series: The Black Jewels (#7)
Not a bad fantasy novel but not a good one either. The writing was professional, but the plot, the characters, and the world-building didn’t ring true. Of course, it is #7 in a series, but I’m not tempted to read the first six novels. Neither the world nor its denizens attracted me. Bishop’s world i...
The quen story was very sweet and the kind of romance I'd like to see more often. The crew side if things was intense and full of emotion. Good all around.
[Another old review with a guessed-at star rating. Rereading my review made me annoyed at this book all over again, so this probably deserves a lower rating. I'll let it keep its half star because there were parts of the book I liked enough to want to reread them.] I read a comment about this book...
„Przymierze Ciemności” w odróżnieniu od większości „dodatków”, powraca do głównych bohaterów całej serii, mieszając z wątkiem nowym. Wszystko dzieje się po wydarzeniach znanych z głównej serii i innych książek serii, przez co są one spinane i do których bohaterowie się odnoszą. Dla czytelnika wszyst...
This not the book I'd start with if you're new to Anne Bishop or her Dark Jewels series. I'd recommend reading first at least the opening trilogy of Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows and Queen of the Darkness, and I think it would help to read The Invisible Ring, which forms the backdrop to...