Not on of the newest novels to be published. But most definitely one of the lovelier book covers that I have seen this year. 📖📚🔮⭐️🌹💫😊 Book Synopsis As the young king Bridei prepares to lead his forces in a major offensive against the Gaels, the princess Ana, a hostage at the court of Fortriu, is sent on a difficult journey north to make a strategic marriage with a chieftain she has never met. Her escort is led by a man she despises: the enigmatic Faolan, Bridei’s assassin and spy. Their ill-fated expedition creates a reluctant bond between Faolan and Ana, … Continue reading Reading Ideas: Blade of Fortriu, by Juliet Marillier (2007).
From what I can tell this should be a good series. The description gives the impression of much intrigue. May be worth a second look. 📚😊✌️📖👍 Book Synopsis The city of Darien lies at the heart of a dying empire. Twelve families spoil for a throne soon to be made vacant – by murder or civil war. Into this fevered, hungry city come six strangers: An orphan and an old swordsman. A hunter and a pitiless killer. A young thief and a cynical chancer. As the sun sinks the city will know no slumber. For long dormant passions have awoken. … Continue reading Book Suggestions: Darien – Empire of Salt, by C. F. I gulden (2017).