|Print List Price:||$14.99|
Save $10.00 (67%)
Blackthorne Kindle Edition
|New from||Used from|
|Length: 395 pages||Word Wise: Enabled||Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled|
|Page Flip: Enabled||
Matchbook Price: $0.00
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases now lets you buy the Kindle edition for $2.99 or less. (Textbooks available for $9.99 or less.)
See the Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Top customer reviews
This was a great novel, and my first from this author. While I had somewhat expected it to be more romantic in genre, it was very clearly an excellent modern fantasy with well thought-out systems for magic, a fun plot, and interesting characters. (Don't worry romance readers, there is a romantic element. And don't you worry either, fantasy readers, the romance isn't over-the-top.) The author does not, however, go into too much technical detail as some high-fantasy novels might, yet still shows that she put a good deal of thought into the magic system within her world. Some fantasy novels struggle with too many character viewpoints, as alternate characters come across as weak, but Blackthorne had interesting characters, backstories for each, and character development throughout. All of the primary characters grow, change, or improve in meaningful and insightful ways, and as a reader this is the most important aspect of any novel. So, why not a full five stars? To be honest, the only thing lacking about the story to me was the ending. It was not bad or poorly written in any way, mind you, I simply expected a little more "oomph" in the final character wrapup. That said, it does leave the end of the story slightly open-ended, so if the author is planning to write a sequel (I hope), then her ending is a great setup. I'm looking forward to reading more books by her!
Set up an Amazon Giveaway
Look for similar items by category
- Books > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Coming of Age
- Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Coming of Age
- Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban
- Books > Teen & Young Adult
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Coming of Age
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Coming of Age
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Paranormal & Urban
- Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Teen & Young Adult