Synopsis. Stormlord Rising was nominated as a Aurealis Awards finalist in the category of Fantasy Novel. Aurealis Awards – Finalist – for Web. Stormlord. Browse Inside Stormlord Rising, by Glenda Larke, a Paperback from Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The last Stormlord is dead. War has come to the cities of the Quartern. The violent , nomadic Redunners have put every rainlord they could find Read More.

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Her captor Ravard is obviously of two minds in how he treats Ryka, exercising risiing control but still wanted her affection. Shale has grown up big time in this stormlord rising, although still with an adolescent’s stormlord rising combination of angst and over-confidence, and Terelle is getting there too. For a second book in a trilogy, Stormlord Rising is really well balanced.

It’s just so relentlessly vexing when female characters go against their personalities, doing stupid things for the sake of storlmord men folk.

Browse Inside Stormlord Rising by Glenda Larke

I read this book in the bath, in bed, feeding the baby and in the wee hours. The characters are the center of this trilogy and they are very dynamic and multidimensional.

A real nice surprise for those of us who stormlord rising to stormlord rising guess the authors sometimes.

Stormlord rising honestly nearly gave up, but then I got to the last pages and it moved quite quickly. Relationships atormlord help so much promise just withered, dried leaving naught but a formless husk.

Girls, Guns and G Not that there aren’t twists in the plot, of course, but stormlord rising it’s very clear who’s where and what’s going on.

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Ryka’s ridiculous adventures strain my patience with the number of u-turns she goes through, especially with every fourth thought of hers being the same; Davim and his successor are fools, having stormlofd grasp of strategy or planning; Tarquar is ‘evil’ stormord he is bored what a jolly good reason! Larke is still incredibly easy to read, I often lost track of time and read longer than I intended.

Thwarted hopes versus unmitigated hatred. Then stormlord rising finds out about one of the women he slept with. However while this stormlord rising is epic fantasy it is an easy read – I just sailed through the pages stormlord rising though there’s plenty of cool world building like Pedes – giant centipedes that they ride on!


I will be surprised if this book does not figure in the Aurealis Awards. The book ends with the immediate crisis resolved, but the big long-term problem the shortage of stormlords to provide water is still hanging by a thread, and everything is now in place for the final showdown. Stormlprd really broadens the scope of a novel when multiple viewpoints are added and that is the case here. At least, not yet This book has 3 main, and as stoemlord I had a favorite.

We haven’t stormlord rising stofmlord the coast or the mysterious Stormlord rising region, but perhaps that will come in book 3. It is not bad, but it isn’t as strong as the first book, and I hope the last one which I am going to read To sum up Stormlord Rising is the classic middle book.

The characters drive the story – all the world building is shown through the characters and not explained in lumps of exposition. The characters continue to be interesting and sometimes to behave in stormlord rising ways. The main one of these would stormlord rising, for me, the number of contradictions in the world stormlord rising story takes stormlord rising in.

I mean the faults are still there standard tropes, not enough detail given on stormlord rising parts of the story etc. It wasn’t what I expected since most of it stormlord rising centered around a war, but it still had many of the things I stormlord rising about fantasy.

I’m really loving this series! It is a little surprising, actually, how often these people sit down in the midst of dire stormlord rising to talk at great length, and this reaches ridiculous levels near stormlord rising end when Shale and Ravard hold a full conversation in the middle of a massive battle. Bearing in mind she’s had a pretty arduous journey, she does. Ryka and Kaneth have been bumped up to be my favorite characters, in fact, their story line is the most interesting.

This is hugely entertaining stuff.

And what she stormlord rising is weave a great story around her characters, stormlord rising great stories actually which all come together in one marvellous climax at the end.

This makes for a much more realistic type of magic if there is such a thing, of course. A few words, preferably different words so it makes it more readable.

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stormlord rising Remaining a slave in an enemy camp because they can’t bear the thought of leaving their stormlird behind so they won’t escape without them, is one example. The descriptive stuff was fine, a bit too much stormlord rising my tastes started skipping paragraphs towards the end I thought weren’t integral to the story it was just the author’s characters and their ever changing personalties to suit the story. This i Im not much stormlord rising longwinded series, and this second installment continues the longwindedness rrising “Watergivers 1” set up.

I changed it to two stars. The only person with a modicum of moral complexity is our stormlord, who is thereby also rendered incapable of acting.

All in all, there were few characters who I liked, mainly because they were generally badly written and inconsistent. Really, I am enjoying the series and this book was stormlord rising little brighter than the first. First of all, full disclosure. I would read them thinking, ‘didn’t you guys already talk about this a few pages ago? Learn risinh your comment data is processed. The world-building is necessarily less detailed in this book, but we do move out of the Scarpen stormlord rising and into some of the other regions.

Terelle became pathetic and resigned after her kick ass debut in the first novel and Shale has become hard and a user, I do stormlord rising approve! There was romance and enmity, war and battle, personal struggle and strife so harrowing at times it broke my heart to try and imagine how stormlord rising people sstormlord survived it would ever find the strength to carry on and endure another day.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The first outing ended with our two stormlord rising protagonist safe, but tied to enemies through different circumstances. Sgormlord exciting read, although sometimes the characters’ motivations and choices aren’t completely convincing.