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JULY F/SF FEATURE #2: The King's Bastard by Rowena Corey Daniels

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Re: JULY F/SF FEATURE #2: The King's Bastard by Rowena Corey Daniels

Nice cover.

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Re: JULY F/SF FEATURE #2: The King's Bastard by Rowena Corey Daniels

Not sure................... Na! It doesn't call to me,  will wait for some reviews.

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Hey Paul did you get a chance to read this yet? I just cracked it, but so far not bad.

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TiggerBear wrote:

Hey Paul did you get a chance to read this yet? I just cracked it, but so far not bad.


 

 

Tig:

It's next up – I'm just finishing Tracking the Tempest and I wanted to cleanse my palate of paranormal fantasy so I'm looking forward to this one. I just hope I'm not disappointed – I've read some decidedly mediocre fantasy as of late...

 

Paul

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paulgoatallen wrote:

 


TiggerBear wrote:

Hey Paul did you get a chance to read this yet? I just cracked it, but so far not bad.


 

 

Tig:

It's next up – I'm just finishing Tracking the Tempest and I wanted to cleanse my palate of paranormal fantasy so I'm looking forward to this one. I just hope I'm not disappointed – I've read some decidedly mediocre fantasy as of late...

 

Paul


 

Well I'm only 18 pages in. Haven't reached a hook yet. We'll see... And yeah I know exactly what you're talking about.

 

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Re: JULY F/SF FEATURE #2: The King's Bastard by Rowena Corey Daniels

I keep pondering over this one.  But I have a few books here I need to get through first, and with all the new releases I HAVE TO HAVE AND READ, I think it's going to get pushed back for me.  I might have to come back to this one later in the year.  But I am curious about it.

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I'll be honest, I've put this book down twice now. It's not bad.

 

Just ... ok I know this sounds silly but; it's just not what I wish it could be. I want darkness and smugness from the protagonist. Any one ever read the old Fisrt comic, Grim Jack? That or a look into Mordred. I wanted good swordmanship, old school sword and sorcery style.There is rich earth in the plot subject and all I'm seeing growing is daisies.

 

(shaking head) I've pushed only half through and well it could just should have been much better than it has been so far.

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TiggerBear wrote:

I'll be honest, I've put this book down twice now. It's not bad.

 

Just ... ok I know this sounds silly but; it's just not what I wish it could be. I want darkness and smugness from the protagonist. Any one ever read the old Fisrt comic, Grim Jack? That or a look into Mordred. I wanted good swordmanship, old school sword and sorcery style.There is rich earth in the plot subject and all I'm seeing growing is daisies.

 

(shaking head) I've pushed only half through and well it could just should have been much better than it has been so far.


Tig:
I've put it down once! I really WANT to read it – and I will! – but thus far this is definitely a "putdownable" read!

Paul
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