New Additions #101

The first new additions of 2019.


Review: The Last Mortal Bond by Brian Staveley

The Last Mortal Bond written by Brian Staveley is the last book in the Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne trilogy.


Annur is being threatened by the ancient Csestriim and their desire to kill the old Gods that walk the earth again. The whole of the Urghul nation is at their door, their aim to spread their pain-worship across the lands, the easy way, or the hard way. Kettral are pitted against Kettral, brother against sister. War is fought in every corner of the once great Empire, and the three Malkeenian siblings are at the very heart of it.

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Review: The Providence of Fire by Brian Staveley

The Providence of Fire is the second book in the Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne series by Brian Staveley. I started this one immediately after finishing The Emperor’s Blades.


The children of the late Emperor of Annur all go their separate ways towards figuring out who is behind the coup and the murder of their father. Kaden, the heir to the throne, seeks to ally with the Ishien; an elusive sect of monks devoted to defeating the Csestriim. Valyn and his Wing are making their way through the steppe towards Annur, but the Urghul are in their way. And Adare, eldest child and daughter, who now knows who murdered her father, does everything in her power to stay out of his hands and secure her own army. None of them knows whom to trust, and who the true enemy is.

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