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The River Kings' Road: A Novel of Ithelas

3 Ratings: 4.3
A book by Liane Merciel

“The River Kings' Road is the intriguingly twisted tale of treachery and magic behind a brutal massacre and the impacts this unspeakable act has on the two survivors, on those who perpetrated it, on those who investigated it, and on those who tried … see full wiki

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Author: Liane Merciel
Publisher: Gallery
3 reviews about The River Kings' Road: A Novel of Ithelas
review by . April 29, 2010
Fantasy fans that like their stories in medieval settings are likely to enjoy this debut novel by author Liane Merciel.     They'll have to be patient at first though, because in the first half of the book things move slowly as Merciel introduces places and characters (lots and lots of characters) -- enough that my head was swimming. In the last 1/2 though, the story takes off and ends in as satisfying a fashion as the first book in a series can end.    As …
review by . March 25, 2010
Battles have been fought between Oakharn and Langmyr from the start of time. When a truce is called for, Sir Galefried of Bull's March in Oakharn takes his wife and child to a town called Willowfield in the name of friendship. What his family couldn't have known was that this was their last day of life. The baby survives which enrages the evil Luferic who wants the child dead. Now! Luferic's brother is determined to return the baby to safety before it's too late.    Loved it! …
review by . March 24, 2010
"The River Kings' Road" is a well-written and enjoyable epic/heroic fantasy novel. I look forward to reading the next novel in the series. The pacing was very good, and I had a hard time putting the book down because I wanted to know what happened next. The world-building was also very good, and the author built believable cultures and characters.    The complex characters were interesting and engaging. They varied from cynically practical to naively good-hearted. Each character …
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