I look forward to the second book in the series.
I would recommend this book for anyone who enjoys epic fantasy where the elves get muddy and the hero struggles against both internal and external problems.
The cultural details are plentiful and make the different races and characters feel fully formed and realistic, as do their interactions with each other.
Well of Sorrows
By Benjamin Tate
Reviewed by D. Andrew McChesney
As this tale starts, refugees fleeing a pending war find that even across the sea, they are... Read more
The sudden shift in main character POV in the middle of the book from a character I came to care about to one I hardly knew completely jarred me out of the story. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jax
Colin Harten isn't happy in his new home of Portstown. His parents have brought him over the sea to the New World to escape an anticipated war in Andover. Read morePublished on February 1, 2013 by Clare L. Deming
At first I thought that the beginning of Benjamin Tate's Well of Sorrows was a touch slow, but I quickly came to appreciate it. Read morePublished on May 12, 2011 by H. Grove (errantdreams)
Let me start off this review by saying that I really loved this book. I wasn't sure what to expect when I started it but it kept me on my toes throughout the book. Read morePublished on August 9, 2010 by blood_of_winter