Synopsis: In a last-ditch effort to find his kidnapped son, Duke Vahn sends his most trusted servant to pose as a runaway slave in the hostile country of Ganluc. Meanwhile, the challenge he faces at home is no less daunting. This beautiful story is full of images: servitude in leadership, ungrudging chivalry, and a love that endures through adversity.
My thoughts: The previous book in this series was more character-driven than goal-driven. That wasn’t quite to my taste, although I’m not saying I don’t like a lot of character. The character was quite good! This second book was more appealing, as it had more of a goal in mind. However, the first 150 pages or so were somewhat boring, so readers may not finish, depending on how boring they find it. Once the action kicked in, the story became very intriguing and delightful. The slave and master themes are really cool and aren't used this well in most Christian fantasy fiction.
My rating: 3 stars
This book was provided free by the author. I was not required to write a positive review, and the opinions expressed are my own.
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