The Sword-Edged Blonde
Publish date: March 1st 2009
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, Heroic Fantasy
, Sword And Sorcery
Series: Eddie LaCrosse (#1)
[Originally posted on tumblr on 12. April 2013] Alright, yesterday evening I finished Alex Bledsoe’s ‘The Sword-Edged Blonde’, which is a nice genre mix novel.This story starts out with our first person narrator and main character Eddie LaCrosse sitting in his office. Kind of noir-like, yes? After...
~~Moved from GR~~ The Sword-Edged Blonde by Alex Bledsoe Eddie LaCrosse has been on the run from his past for years, slumming it in backwater towns and trying--mainly unsuccessfully--to make a reasonably ethical living as a private detective and sword for hire, or, as he says, "A private sword jo...
This is the second book of Alex's that I've read, following Blood Groove, which was from nearly three years ago. I'm sort of surprised that it took me that long to get back to it (though I really shouldn't; for whatever reason, none of my local bookstores tend to carry his stuff without me having t...
I have been reading a lot of fantasy recently, and so much of it has just blended together in my mind. There's a fair amount out there that is good, but much of a sameness with everything else that's out there. There are relatively few distinctive voices.So, when this fantasy-crossed-with-noir poppe...
I really liked the mashup of noir PI with sword & sorcery fantasy. Eddie LaCrosse is a complex character. He has been around, he has friends in high and low places, he has a tragic past, and he manages to stay a step ahead even when it looks like he is falling faster behind. Does he piece together a...
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