The pacing in this book was a bit slow but I think Marillier is building up to great things.
Ms. Marillier's prose is evocative and beautiful to read, with lush descriptions that immerse you in the world and make you care about these characters.
In the end, we all know that the good guys are going to win and the bad guys will get theirs.
I've always been a fan of Marillier's work. I've read most of her work and own at least one book so far. Shadowfell is a wonderful story. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Hipsygirl
Wow, it is part 1 of a tale that will take you long to learn whose side you are on and when to trust or when to flee. I can't wait to start the next book.Published 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is a fabulous YA fantasy! Fifteen year old Neryn has been on the run with her father for several years and when he gambles her away to a man named Flint, she is sure that... Read morePublished 21 days ago by David's Wife
wonderful story, looking forward to the next two books in the series..Published 24 days ago by billy dean
The story of Neryn and Flint is another book about Faerie/the Fey. I enjoyed this new take where Neryn not only sees them, but seems to have an ability beyond the normal of her... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Books Beyond The End
Having read several of this authors books previously, I was expecting a mix of adventure, human interest and character interaction. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Lesley Morgan
This book . . . was underwhelming.
For the first 100 pages, I was bored out of my eyeballs. It took me THREE DAYS to read this book. B/c BORED. Read more
An adventure in good reading! I loved this story. The emotions and the peril of the characters is palpable as you read. I could not put it down.Published 1 month ago by llunl