Aodren: A lonely, young king, searching for a way to dismantle his fathers dark legacy.Lirra: A girl with the power to control the wind, torn between duty and following her dreamsFor twenty years, Channelerswomen with a magical abilityhave been persecuted in Malam by those without magic. Now King Aodren wants to end the bloody divide and unite his kingdom. But decades of hat...
|Title||:||Once a King|
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Once a King Reviews
Prepare your heart for the swooniest king in all the lands! WIth poignant prose and intricate worldbuilding, ONCE A KING casts its spell from the very first pages. Fly - don't walk - to sweep up this soaring tale.
Dear Aodren is getting his own novel? Sign me up. I'm still team Cohen though. ;)
I loved this book! Full review to come
You know those books where you enjoyed them so much and then a sequel or spin off comes out and you think to yourself "there's no way this can meet my expectations"? Well that was me when I heard that the Clash of Kingdoms series was getting another book. I was both excited and nervous to read it. I'm not going to lie, I basically begged for an early copy of the book. Like I said, I loved the first 2 and couldn't wait to read ONC ...more
I received Once a King as an e-galley from the publisher via NetGalley.
I liked that the story of Once a King takes place so soon after the events of Ever the Hunted, yet does not include Britta. She is mentioned a couple times but isn't in the book. Which I think was a great idea to have her off on her own enjoying her happily ever after.
At first I wasn't the biggest fan of Aodren but as the story progressed I started to like him more and more. I liked that even though he's a long he's ...more
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I received this book in exchange for my honest review.
A kingdom afraid of magic. People at odds. Peace is greatly desired. Although this book is set in a world visited twice before by the reader, and the characters are the same as the first and second book, this book reads well and can be thought as a standalone.
A perfect book for people who like a happy ending after main characters struggle through challenges and despair. The author has a great way of telling stories and a strong vo ...more
I can't believe I'm planning on doing this to myself..
A Clash of Kingdoms book (number 3).
Aodren, the king of Malam, is trying to keep his kingdom together, but years of hate and prejudice against channelers (women with magic) are hard to overcome. He thinks a win at a tournament between kingdoms would give his people something to rally behind.
Lirra is the daughter of the Archtraitor of Malam, once a noble, now a spy. Lirra helps her father with his business, but is upset when he keeps a secret from her... a secret about a new channeler oil.
What I ...more