The Ballad of the Broken Soldier

The Ballad of the Broken Soldier After waging a draining unsuccessful war on the neighboring kingdom of Zylekkha Tahlehsohr is a bubbling cauldron of unrest The Zylekkhans war weakened are determined to get their vengeance and cl

  • Title: The Ballad of the Broken Soldier
  • Author: Ash Stinson
  • ISBN: 9781304954886
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Paperback
  • After waging a draining, unsuccessful war on the neighboring kingdom of Zylekkha, Tahlehsohr is a bubbling cauldron of unrest The Zylekkhans, war weakened, are determined to get their vengeance and claim the life of the king of Tahlehsohr Unfortunately for them, the murder of a king is no easy sport Kirash, the centaur king of Zylekkha s right hand man and a vampire, siAfter waging a draining, unsuccessful war on the neighboring kingdom of Zylekkha, Tahlehsohr is a bubbling cauldron of unrest The Zylekkhans, war weakened, are determined to get their vengeance and claim the life of the king of Tahlehsohr Unfortunately for them, the murder of a king is no easy sport Kirash, the centaur king of Zylekkha s right hand man and a vampire, sits in the center of a precarious web of alliances as he struggles to topple the Tahlehson government a gang of elven freedom fighters, an idealistic werewolf hoping to start a revolution, a self centered but powerful magician, and an undead Tahlehson general who has no choice but to help them Plagued at every turn by Tahlehson spies and bad luck, they re running out of time And that might just cost them all their lives.Available here lulu spotlight ashstinson

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    1. I actually really liked this book, at the start it was a little hard to read as the way it was written was different from what I had been reading before but I loved the concepts and how the author put a new spin on the good-old supernatural characters (in my perspective because I hadn't read something like this).Vampires have wings and tails that go fluffy! That was cool. :) Altogether there were Goblins, Elves, Centaurs, Vampires, Werewolves and fairies, there may be more but that's what I reme [...]

    2. I won this book in a giveaway in 2014. I only finished it in May 2016, as every time I attempted to read this book, it just couldn't grip me. I'm glad I did persevere and finish it, though, as it turned out to be a real gem. There were, however, a few problems.Starting with the negative: it's very easy to tell that this book has been self published. Grammatical errors are semi-frequent with one brief lapse in continuity, although this is easy to get past. I also wasn't a fan of the formatting - [...]

    3. I read this book that I received as a giveaway. Trying to develop the story from many character's point of view created some confusion, specially because there was some pronoun ambiguity. It keeps jumping from scene to scene, without deepening the characters. The summary in back kind of hints they will be able to reach their goal. The question is: "will the losses be worth it?" I don't know if the losses were worth it (as the book ends leaving space for future writing), but I doubt it was worth [...]

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