The Viscount and the Witch
THE VISCOUNT AND THE WITCH (A Riyria Chronicles Short)Eleven years before they were framed for the murder of a king, before even assuming the title of Riyria, Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater were practically strangers. Unlikely associates, this cynical thief and idealist swordsman, were just... show more
THE VISCOUNT AND THE WITCH (A Riyria Chronicles Short)Eleven years before they were framed for the murder of a king, before even assuming the title of Riyria, Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater were practically strangers. Unlikely associates, this cynical thief and idealist swordsman, were just learning how to work together as a team. In this standalone first installment of The Riyria Chronicles, Royce is determined to teach his naive partner a lesson about good deeds. Join Royce and Hadrian in this short story (5,400 words) about one of their earliest adventures.PRAISE FOR SULLIVAN'S RIYRIA REVELATIONS"Filled with adventure and clever dialog and featuring a pair of not-quite-heroes whose loyalties to each other provide them with their greatest strength, this epic fantasy showcases the arrival of a master storyteller." -- Library Journal Fantasy Debut for September 2011"Hair-raising escapes, flashy sword fights, and faithful friendship complete the formula for good old-fashioned escapist fun." -- Publisher's Weekly"This series is thrilling, laugh-out-loud-funny, heartbreaking, chilling, and whip-smart at every turn." -- Fantasy Faction"An exciting, out-of-nowhere swashbuckler, The Riyria Revelations by Michael J Sullivan astounds with its masterful combination of simplicity and depth." -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fiction @ Suite 101"[I]t's been a while since I found a sword and sorcery story I truly delighted in reading, and Theft of Swords reminded me of everything I love about the sub-genre." -- Deluded VisionsBONUS MATERIAL:Foreword by the AuthorFirst chapter of Theft of Swords (first book in The Riyria Revelations)First chapter of The Crown Tower (first book in The Riyria Chronicles)BOOKS IN THE RIYRIA REVELATIONSTheft of Swords (contains: The Crown Conspiracy & Avempartha)Rise of Empire (contains: Nyphron Rising & The Emerald Storm)Heir of Novron (contains: Wintertide & Percepliquis)BOOKS IN THE RIYRIA CHRONICLESThe Crown Tower (coming Aug 2013)The Rose and the Thorn (coming Sep 2013)
Publish date: October 8th 2011
Publisher: Ridan Publishing
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
Series: The Riyria Chronicles .5 (#1)
Not really got the idea of this EXTREMELY shot thing. You can skip it. Or you can read it if you can get it for free.
Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater are travelling on horse back down a road one day, when they're called out to by an elder woman. She needs help evicting a nude man whom she has found in her barn. Hadrian volunteers, though Royce is apprehensive about it, and they both agree to do the work in exc...
I saw this as a free audiobook download on the audible site and thought I'd give it a listen. It was fun, and nicely narrated. I really liked the story and I think I'll probably pick up the first book in this series when I can.
*Book source ~ Many thanks to the author for providing a review copy in exchange for an honest review. In the world of Riyria Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater are unlikely partners. Royce is a thief and assassin and Hadrian is an honorable soldier determined to see the good in people and to he...
Clean fantasy, easy read, fantastic character development, and it's free! What are you waiting for? Sullivan has a writing style that makes his books enjoyable for all readers. There's no romance detracting from a great fantasy, no high magic with a new language to learn. Sullivan paints the world b...