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Publisher Description

“Aral the Jack, formerly the noble Aral Kingslayer, is the best kind of hero: damaged, cynical and despondent, yet needing only the right cause to rise from his own ashes.”—Alex Bledsoe

Once a fabled Blade of Namara, Aral Kingslayer fought for justice and his goddess alongside his familiar, a living shadow called Triss. Now with their goddess murdered and her temple destroyed, they are among the last of their kind. Surviving on the fringes of society, Aral becomes a drunken, broken, and wanted man, working whatever shadowy deal comes his way. Until a mysterious woman hires him to deliver a secret message-one that can either redeem him or doom him.

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2011
November 29
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
922.2
KB

Customer Reviews

Jonathon Camper ,

Broken Blade

Enjoyable read, not too long and assassins, who can complain? The author's style is of the, "when brevity meets completion", style rather than the 4 pages of description for a single room other authors offer. He is action centric so the story moves quickly and keeps the reader constantly engaged.

VikingMead ,

Fantastic surprise, enjoyed them all

The characters are relatable, and the dynamic between the two main characters, along with a host of others, is nearly as exciting as the action. The sword play, roof top running, and quick thinking solutions will keep you tiring the page. I really enjoyed how the magic worked in this world, and I liked even more so the pet/companion relation. I was looking for a new series when I purchased this book. I am so glad I did! If you enjoy fantasy without the “happy-go-lucky” protagonist always trotting around with a goofy smile and even goofier luck, then I encourage you to give this book/series a read.

Alexa OBrien Book 3 ,

Broken Blade

Really fantastic...not a single boring page...I just downloaded four more in this series....I may not get much sleep the rest of the week.
Sue Bainter

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