All the Paths of Shadow

All the Paths of Shadow

 
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All the Paths of Shadow
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Release Date
September 20, 2011
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978-1-61877-002-8
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Walk warily, walk swiftly, walk away. The king’s orders were clear enough. “Move the tower’s shadow,” he bellowed. “I refuse to deliver my commencement speech from the dark.” As the newly appointed mage to the Crown of Tirlin, Meralda Ovis has no choice but to undertake King Yvin’s ill-conceived task. Tirlin’s first female mage, and the youngest person to ever don the robes of office, Meralda is determined to prove once and for all that she deserves the title...

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All the Paths of Shadow

The brilliant setting, characters, and situation all make up for any flaws in the plotting. And meeting Mug the snarky houseplant makes this a delightful read. I can't wait for the sequel!

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A richly woven fantasy world so real it feels like a beautiful tapestry. The characters are colorful and engaging, and the main character, Meralda, is very likeable. The varied moods in this story make you feel as if you are really present with the characters, especially inside the Tower.
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