Official Review: Steel, Blood & Fire

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Re: Official Review: Steel, Blood & Fire

Post by hsimone » 20 Dec 2015, 20:40

What a wonderful, insightful review, gali! This seems like a book that I would enjoy as well! :)
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Post by gali » 20 Dec 2015, 23:06

hsimone wrote:What a wonderful, insightful review, gali! This seems like a book that I would enjoy as well! :)
Thank you. :)
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Post by chytach18- » 21 Dec 2015, 05:18

Great review, gali. I particularly liked how you described the characters. Well done!
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Post by gali » 21 Dec 2015, 05:50

chytach18- wrote:Great review, gali. I particularly liked how you described the characters. Well done!
Thank you. :)
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Post by Alec Corvi » 24 Dec 2015, 20:45

As a fan of medieval stories I would have to give this one a read.

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Post by gali » 24 Dec 2015, 23:30

Alec Corvi wrote:As a fan of medieval stories I would have to give this one a read.
You really should! :)
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Post by Tanaya » 30 Dec 2015, 11:15

Great review! Your second paragraph was particularly convincing. I like the notion of it being "less evil versus more evil." I'll have to keep this book in mind for future reading.
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Post by gali » 30 Dec 2015, 12:11

Tanaya wrote:Great review! Your second paragraph was particularly convincing. I like the notion of it being "less evil versus more evil." I'll have to keep this book in mind for future reading.
Thank you. :)
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Post by kimmyschemy06 » 07 Jan 2016, 02:43

This reminds me of The Lord of the Rings until I got to the 'less evil versus more evil' part :) The characters soundsvery interesting especially 'Arune – a spectral sorceress in need of a body' I would love to read about her. Great review!

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Post by gali » 07 Jan 2016, 02:53

kimmyschemy06 wrote:This reminds me of The Lord of the Rings until I got to the 'less evil versus more evil' part :) The characters soundsvery interesting especially 'Arune – a spectral sorceress in need of a body' I would love to read about her. Great review!
Thank you. Let me know what you think of it, if you do read it. :)
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Post by hsimone » 06 Apr 2016, 09:54

Book of the Day! Wow!

What a wonderful review, and it really sounds like a book that I would really enjoy! There are so many elements that I like about what you wrote, but your line...
Lovers of dark fantasy novels would be well advised to immerse themselves in this story!
...has me convinced that this would be a book that I would enjoy! It sounds like a very in-depth epic fantasy, and I do like the fact that there are multiple characters' perspectives!
Congratulations to the author for a positive review! :tiphat:
Thanks again gali! :)
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Post by gali » 06 Apr 2016, 09:58

Thank you both! I loved the book!!! :)

I have purchased the second one and plan to read it as well.
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Post by Rachaelamb1 » 06 Apr 2016, 10:01

It sounds like a very well-written and engaging story. The characters sound complex which is something I love. I'm not sure I'm into dark fantasy though...perhaps this could be the book to turn me over to the "dark side"? ;) Great review! It is really hard not to pick up a book with a review like this!!!
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Post by gali » 06 Apr 2016, 10:05

Rachaelamb1 wrote:It sounds like a very well-written and engaging story. The characters sound complex which is something I love. I'm not sure I'm into dark fantasy though...perhaps this could be the book to turn me over to the "dark side"? ;) Great review! It is really hard not to pick up a book with a review like this!!!
It is that. Thank you. :)
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Post by Judyk » 06 Apr 2016, 10:16

gali wrote:
lol I rather liked the "less evil" one though. 8)
Kind of like a motorcycle club romance (lol) great review BTW it convinced me to buy the book rather than read it with my kindle unlimited. Its nice to see a review that so thoroughly explores all of the parts of the book without gibing the whole story away.
Thanks

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