Official Review: The Stolen Heir by Tayma Tameem

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Official Review: The Stolen Heir by Tayma Tameem

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[Following is an official review of "The Stolen Heir" by Tayma Tameem.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Please note that this is a re-review of this book.

When we have a choice to change our circumstances for the better, we often take it. Most times, however, the best of intentions delivers the worst results. We see this play out in The Stolen Heir Book One by Taymar Tameem.

In this book, we are introduced to a whole new world of magic, mages, kings, and queens. From the ranks of the four kingdoms that make up Krasoria, a group of people (the Madregals) rise to fix the imbalance in the world and end the poverty and suffering of the non-royals. Hope comes in the form of a prophecy, but it leaves them with a difficult decision. As events unfold, the heir is stolen, and the entire kingdom plunges into chaos.

There's no right and wrong anymore. Everyone is pursuing a personal agenda. With betrayal at every turn and evil forces coming into play, the fate of the world lies in the hands of the stolen heir.

This book tells a fascinating and captivating story. There are so many subplots within the main plot and so many twists and turns. The book picks up speed right from the beginning and races on till the end. It is very engaging and keeps the mind busy trying to figure out how it will end. The author puts many creative twists into what seems to be a typical storyline, making it difficult for anyone to put down this book once they start reading.

I was impressed by the author's descriptive writing style. She created an entire continent with several kingdoms, rules, and other components, and she did this in a way that was not contrived or overdone. I found the scenes very realistic and detailed, the dialogue natural, and the characters believable. The story flowed smoothly, and I was carried along. The author had a way of making me feel like I was at the scene with her descriptions of sight, smell, and taste.

My favorite part of this book was the suspense. Even though the main villain was revealed right from the beginning, the author still kept me guessing what his next move would be. Many unusual activities kept me from getting predictive with the story's flow. The suspense reached its height at the end of the book, where it ended abruptly, leaving me with many questions and eagerness to read the second book in the series.

It was impressive to see that the author implemented the corrections I suggested in the first review. Hence, I'd give the editors credit for doing a professional job. I also noticed that the format of the book greatly improved. Since there wasn't any other issue I had with the book, I'd rate it 4 out of 4 stars and recommend it to anybody who enjoys fantasy books.

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Magic and sorcery are two themes I wouldn't like to find in a book, but this seems to be aggooddod plot.
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Post by Olgamiell »

I love fantasy books, and the storyline and the pace of this particular one seem intriguing. I appreciate your review!
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Post by NetMassimo »

A great story set in a well-constructed world is really something I want to read. When an author shows a commitment by publishing a revised version, for me that's another reason to read the novel. I'll look into this series. Thank you for your great review!
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Post by Nqobile771 »

The storyline is indeed intriguing and seems to be multidimensional. It is heartwarming to see authors heed the advice shared by reviewers and improve on it. Great job!
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Really got me interested in this book. I will surely read this. Good review.
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Post by Amy+++ »

Great review. This book sounds alike something that I won't be able to put down.
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Post by Mtibza eM »

Wow, Tayma Tameem never disappoints. I have read only one book from her and judging from reading this review, this book is definitely a must have. Her ability to write sci-fi that questions today society is outstanding.
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Post by dcruzsammy »

I've always been interested in fantasies and sci-fi, this surely did caught my eye. Already started reading it and it's been interesting so far. Can't wait to see how it further unfolds.
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Post by B Creech »

In as much as I don't care for fantasy novels, this one sounds interesting. However, I don't read anything pertaining to magic, so I will have to miss out. I also love descriptive writing in a book. When an author has the special talent of making you feel as if you are part of the story it is hard to put a book down! Thanks for the informative review!
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Post by Mutumba94 »

I love fantasy and thank you for the re-review. The book sounds interesting. I will definitely read this one.
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Post by Lunastella »

I was impressed by the author's descriptive writing style. She created an entire continent with several kingdoms, rules, and other components, and she did this in a way that was not contrived or overdone. I found the scenes very realistic and detailed, the dialogue natural, and the characters believable. The story flowed smoothly, and I was carried along. The author had a way of making me feel like I was at the scene with her descriptions of sight, smell, and taste.
This is, indeed, a rare quality in a fantasy book. Most authors that create complex fantasy worlds over-describe them, and the book ends up being tiresome or confusing.
Thank you for your honest review.
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Post by AntonelaMaria »

I have no doubt that this is a captivating story. This author seems to have very unique ideas for her books. Great to hear that your feedback help to improve the book. Good job!
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Post by Mmg8464 »

I am beginning to enjoy fantasy books and this seems great. I admire authors who have the vision and the ability to describe well in writing. Thanks for a great review.
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Post by theprakriti »

The blurb looks interesting. The storyline makes me want to read the book. I think this will be a great fantasy. Review very well written.
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