Adventurers Born: Taking the High road

 
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Co-Authors / Illustrators
Malcolm Harris
Publisher Name
Relentless Fiction
Age Group
14+
Published Date
April 06, 2018
ISBN Number
978-1980745457
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When Xarona the witch, Callum the crusader, Seamus the magician and Jase the hunter, a group of neophyte adventurers, are hired to escort a family through the wild lands between the southern kingdom Vallus and the Sapphire mountains of Colos, what they thought would be a routine and simple assignment turns out to be anything thing but. Far away from home and with a wealthy family of merchants in tow, the group must face, monsters, court intrigue, romance and more as they travel along the “high road”, the road that connects the diverse and many kingdoms of the Free nations of Aerix.

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Not another "Tolkien/Game" fantasy novel, and that's a good thing. .
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
I'm not a big fan of Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones or most Fantasy. There is nothing in it for a Bi-woman of color like me. I'm also not a big fan of YA novels save Harry Potter.

Adventurers Born: Taking the High Road is an easy and quick read for 600+ pages, you literally can't put it down and there are very few places where the story slows down. The characters are a lot of fun and despite being "types" Know it all girl, Loveable big guy, Rogueish hero and so on they manage to be fun and play off each other and grow.

The story plays on an old trope turned on its side, "deliver the bride, only the bride is groom with a secret with a twist in it, The world is rich and after I did some research on legendary animals of North America, it just blows my mind. This is a world where magic has replaced technology, sort but not and there is an old west cowboy field thrown in without it being set in the old west. I want to live in this world.

While not perfect, the Book is solid and if your LGBTQ or a POC, then you'll find the fantasy book you're looking for and If you're not, you'll find a good story too.

Good Points
A great characters.

A great world.

Very LGBTQ and POC friendly.
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